Class 3 - Anthropometric Assessment 2011

Class 3 - Anthropometric Assessment 2011 - Anthropometric...

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Anthropometric Assessment HUN4445 Nutrition and Disease Objectives Calculate IBW (ideal body weight) Calculate and interpret % IBW Calculate and interpret BMI (body mass index) Calculate and interpret % UBW (usual bw) Calculate and interpret rate of weight loss Anthropometry The measurement of body size, weight and proportions in humans. Purposes: Uses: o Compare to standards o Compare to self over time Growth Charts: http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts Anthropometry Height, Frame size Body weight : IBW, % IBW, % UBW, BMI, % weight change Body composition e.g. Skinfolds, AMA (Arm Muscle Area) Waist Circumference, WHR Problems with and solutions for height measurement: Frame Measurements Elbow Breadth r = height (cm) wrist circumference
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Ideal Body Weight Hamwi formula for males Hamwi formula for females 106 lbs for 1st 5 feet 100 lbs for 1st 5 feet Add 6 lb/inch over 5 feet Add 5 lb/inch over 5 feet Subtract 6 lb/inch under 5 feet Subtract 5 lb/inch under 5 feet Express as a range ± 10%
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