Unformatted text preview: Males have a higher percentage of lean body mass An index of a person's weight in relation to height is called body mass index. What is the range of body fat content for normal-weight women? 23-31% In what region of the body is the storage of excess body fat associated with the highest risks for cardiovascular disease and diabetes? Abdomen The major cause of insulin resistance is related to excess body weight. What term is given to the condition of a female athlete who has an eating disorder and develops amenorrhea and osteoporosis? Female athlete triad...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course BIO 208 taught by Professor Steve during the Fall '11 term at Thomas Edison State.
- Fall '11