Lean Body Mass as a Predictive Value of Hypertension in Young Adults, in Ankara, Turkey


Vaziri Y., Bulduk S., Shadman Z., Bulduk E. O. , Hedayati M., KOÇ H., ...More

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.44, no.12, pp.1643-1654, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1643-1654
  • Keywords: Lean body mass, Body mass index, Hypertension, Young adults, Turkey, RESTING BLOOD-PRESSURE, FAT DISTRIBUTION, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE, ABDOMINAL OBESITY, PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY, WEIGHT-LOSS, INDEX, EXERCISE, HEALTH, DIET
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to assess the predictive capacity of body composition estimated by bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) to identify abnormal blood pressure in physical education and sport teaching students in the city of Ankara.