De'Aaricka Wilkes, "The effect of perceived adiposity level on BMI and body fat percentage" (2017)

Title

De'Aaricka Wilkes, "The effect of perceived adiposity level on BMI and body fat percentage" (2017)

Subject

Body composition
body image
body fat percentage
BMI

Description

This study examined the responses to the question “I have too much fat on my body.” Female participants were divided into groups by their perception of their body fat and then the body fat percentage and BMIs were compared between groups.

Title

The effect of perceived adiposity level on BMI and body fat percentage

Author

De'Aaricka Wilkes

Co-Author(s)/Affiliation:

Savannah Bailey, University of South Carolina Lancaster
Emily Freeman, University of South Carolina Lancaster
Elizabeth A. Easley, Ph.D., University of South Carolina Lancaster
Sarah H. Sellhorst, Ph.D., University of South Carolina Lancaster

Date (Month, Year)

April 2017

Conference Name

Discover USC

Location (City, State; City, Country)

Columbia, South Carolina

USCL Department Affiliation

Math, Science, Nursing and Public Health

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