basal metabolic rate

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the rate at which heat is produced by an individual in a resting state


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The present study revealed that female dancers had lower median values for weight, height, BMI, wrist, waist and hip circumferences, waist to hip ratio, body size, and basal metabolic rate compared with male dancers.
Compared with CON, the OB and AN groups had significantly greater neck circumference, waist circumference, hip circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, percentage of body fat, visceral fat fraction, basal metabolic rate, and BMI, while there was no statistically significant difference between the OB and AN groups for these items.
While each person's Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), or the rate at which food is converted into energy, is genetic, it is also affected by age and activity levels, and closely linked to muscle tissue and nutrition as well.
Basal metabolic rate, body weight and diets in primates: an evaluation of the evidence.
It is also observed that regular yogic practices reduce basal metabolic rate and resting oxygen consumption.
Your basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the number of calories per day your body naturally burns at rest, says Louis Aronne, MD, an obesity specialist at the New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Dieting accelerates the loss of muscle mass because people consume less protein, which in turn decreases basal metabolic rate and makes it harder to lose weight or sustain weight loss.
Basal metabolic rate was measured twice for each individual for 10 minutes by open circuit indirect calorimetry using the Douglas bag technique.
At the early stages of his career, thyroid disease was determined by clinical information, symptoms and physical examination findings, or through measurement of basal metabolic rate (BMR).
The stage 3 and 4 cases were put into the same group, since the advanced stages of COPD are thought to affect nutritional status of the patients, and will put them into an increased basal metabolic rate that terminates with cachexia.
Metabolism includes things like basal metabolic rate, gut motility, heart rate etc.
Calculation of basal metabolic rate and reliability of dietary intake
Researchers have reported similar values for basal metabolic rate (BMR) using the VO2000 and a non-portable system specifically designed to measure BMR (17), and also when BMR was measured with the VO2000 using a low flow pneumotach in series with a non-portable metabolic measuring system, the MedGraphics CPX/D (12).