Flashcards in Examination: Anthropometric Exams Deck (4)
What is anthropometry?
Study and technique of taking measurements of the human body.
How do you calculate the body mass index?
BMI = weight / height squared
What are the ranges for BMI?
Normal: 18.5-24.9 (18.5-23.0 if Asian background)
Obese: 30.0 and over