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Prediction of lean body mass from height and weight
  1. R. Hume
  1. Department of Medicine, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow


    Lean body mass, calculated from the measurement of total body water using antipyrine space, was estimated in 29 males and 27 females. It was found that the lean body mass could be predicted from the height and weight, and formulae for both males and females have been produced with multiple correlation coefficients (r) of 0·96 and 0·83 respectively.

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