Obesity Analysis of Prime Body Composition Parameters with Respect to Waist to Hip Ratio: A South Indian Perspective

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Dr. Kishore Mohan K.B

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Published: 27 October 2020 | Article Type :

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Background: Obesity is an ailment which would arrive at gruesome stages, if not attended in due course. The management of this disorder should pave the way by appropriate and precise evaluation of the extent of obesity. Objectives: The major motive is the analysis of Obesity based on prime body composition parameters with respect to Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR).

Materials and Methods: The cross-sectional propose was implemented in the current cohort, in which 167 contestants from south India were engaged. The estimation of body composition parameters were obtained on the studied population.

Results: The elevated noteworthy statistical difference of ≤0.001 was confirmed in all studied population in the prime body composition parameters as well as WHR measured by DXA (Dual X-ray Absorptiometry) and low cost BIA (Bioelectric Impedance Analyzer).

Conclusion: The Prime Body Composition Parameters such as PBF (Percent Body Fat), BFM (Body Fat Mass), VFA (Visceral Fat Area) exhibited Positive Correlation with respect to WHR.

Keywords: Obesity, BFM, PBF, VFA, WHR, DXA, BIA.

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Dr. Kishore Mohan K.B. (2020-10-27). "Obesity Analysis of Prime Body Composition Parameters with Respect to Waist to Hip Ratio: A South Indian Perspective." *Volume 3*, 2, 1-5