Child BMI testing rethink30th June 2008
UK researchers have said that the use of body mass index to measure a child's progress in exercise "may be misleading".
The research, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, said blood testing might be a better way of measuring progress. Professor Terry Wilkin, who led the study, said: "BMI just doesn't pick up any differences in children - it's just not a sufficiently sensitive measure."
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Title: Child BMI testing rethink
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 7326
Date Added: 30th Jun 2008