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Body Mass Index

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Deadly Choices: Coping with Health Risks in Everyday Life
Jeffrey E. Harris.
Basic Books, 1993
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "Body Mass Index: Weight Control
Our Overweight Children: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do to Control the Fatness Epidemic
Sharron Dalton.
University of California Press, 2004
Librarian’s tip: "Beyond the Scale: Growth Charts and the BMI" begins on p. 16
Adolescent Body Mass Indices and Self-Perception
Pritchard, Mary E.; King, Sondra L.; Czajka-Narins, Dorice M.
Adolescence, Vol. 32, No. 128, Winter 1997
Establishing the Nadir of the Body Mass Index-Mortality Relationship: A Case Study
Durazo-Arvizu, Ramon; McGee, Daniel; Li, Zhaohai; Cooper, Richard.
Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 92, No. 440, December 1997
Handbook of Eating Disorders: Physiology, Psychology, and Treatment of Obesity, Anorexia, and Bulimia
Kelly D. Brownell; John P. Foreyt.
Basic Books, 1986
Librarian’s tip: Discussion of the body mass index begins on p. 4
Body Mass Index and Athletic Performance in Elite Female Gymnasts
Sherman, Robert Trattner; Thompson, Ron A.; Rose, Jennifer S.
Journal of Sport Behavior, Vol. 19, No. 4, December 1996
Body Mass Index Weighs Heavily on Workout Buffs
Boston, Gabriella.
The Washington Times (Washington, DC), June 12, 2001
Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook
Christopher G. Fairburn; Kelly D. Brownell.
Guilford Press, 2005 (2nd edition)
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 11 "Body Composition"
Lifestyle Modification for the Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension
Paul K. Whelton; Jiang He; Gail T. Louis.
Marcel Dekker, 2003
Librarian’s tip: "Epidemiologic Data On Body Weight and Blood Pressure: Comparisons Across Populations" begins on p. 108
Physical Activity and Health: The Evidence Explained
Jeremy N. Cbe Morris; Adrianne E. Hardman; David J. Stensel.
Routledge, 2003
Librarian’s tip: "Definition of Obesity" begins on p. 115
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