Published in Fitness and Wellness Business Week, November 29th, 2006
This trend article about University of Linkoping, Sweden, is an immediate alert from NewsRx to identify developing directions of research.
Study 1: A new method to calculate energy expenditure using total body fat was recently proposed.
According to scientists in Sweden, "Interpretation of physical activity as energy expenditure requires adjustment for body size. This is usually accomplished by means of the MET system, which assumes a basal metabolic rate (BMR) of 4.184 kJ/kg-1/h-1 and, when the standard calculation is used, that...
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