ERIC Number: EJ364412
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
The Use of Skinfold to Estimate Body Fatness on Children and Youth.
Lohman, T. G.
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, v58 n9 p98-102 Nov-Dec 1987
Concern about the body fat of children and its relation to adult obesity has led to the development of standards for assessing children's optimal body fat content. The use of skinfold thickness measures to establish the degree of fatness is described. (MT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A