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Synonyms for mass

Synonyms for mass

Synonyms for mass

an ill-structured collection of similar things (objects or people)

a body of matter without definite shape

the property of something that is great in magnitude

a musical setting for a Mass

a sequence of prayers constituting the Christian Eucharistic rite

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join together into a mass or collect or form a mass

formed of separate units gathered into a mass or whole

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Anthropometric dimensions like lean body mass percentage and hand grip strength (HGS) play an important role in cricket and football.
Previous research found that taking linoleic acid supplements increased lean body mass and lowered fat in the midsection.
Correlation studies were performed between calcium hormones and lean body mass of thalassemic patients (Table 5), which showed no statistically significant correlation.
Lean body mass increased in growth hormone recipients compared with participants who did not receive growth hormone, but strength and exercise capacity did not seem to improve.
He speculated that the loss of lean body mass with diet plus exercise could be offset by adding strength training--a tactic that is currently being studied in 370 patients with knee OA in START (Strength Training for Arthritis Trial).
However, measures of lean body mass significantly increased in RT and AT/RT, but not in AT.
Land exercise produced a greater decrease in body fat and an increase in lean body mass, whereas water exercise was better for improving breast symptoms.
However, in this purpose, the investigators did not take into consideration the subjects' body composition, particularly the lean body mass (LBM), which is a determinant variable in the force production.
Among persons living in a controlled setting, calories alone account for the increase in fat; protein affected energy expenditure and storage of lean body mass, but not body fat storage.
Then they used X-ray technology to assess body composition, including lean body mass and fat content.
Some 80 and 90-year-olds have demonstrated the ability to gain lean body mass, as well as to improve their strength and balance by exercising," he explained.
When the participants slept less, they felt more hunger and lost 55 percent less body fat and 60 percent more lean body mass (such as muscle) than when they slept at least 8 1/2 hours, the study found.
More than 2500 studies during the past 20 years have been done, of which 27 published human clinical trials have shown that CLA supplementation can positively influence body composition by significantly decreasing fat mass and increasing lean body mass in adults (independent of diet and exercise).