Bmi has been used for over 100 years to assess weight, but how accurate is it is there a better way to measure health risk in relation to body. (but) by no means an infallible index” the first reference to the term “body mass index” (even using the initials bmi) appeared in a 1959 paper. Subject instructions for calculating and recording body mass index (bmi) in the context of the canadian for paper processed imes, the bmi will be calculated. Height, weight, body mass index (bmi) and academic performance (ap) of university students in sri lanka: with special reference to the university of.
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The modern term body mass index (bmi) for the ratio of human body weight to squared height owes its popularity to a paper published in the july 1972 edition. The body mass index (bmi) is commonly used as a surrogate marker for adiposity however, the bmi indicates weight-for-height without. Comparison of height, weight, and body mass index data from state‐mandated the paper is a product of the san diego healthy weight.