Correlation between Body Composition and Walking Capacity in Severe Obesity

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Correia de Faria Santarém, G ; de Cleva, R ; Santo, Marco Aurélio ; Bernhard, Aline Biaseto ; Gadducci, Alexandre Vieira ; Greve, Julia Maria D’Andrea ; Silva, Paulo Roberto Santos (2015)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130268, pmc: PMC4476574
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine
    mesheuropmc: human activities

Background Obesity is associated with mobility reduction due to mechanical factors and excessive body fat. The six-minute walk test (6MWT) has been used to assess functional capacity in severe obesity. Objective To determine the association of BMI, total and segmental b... View more
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