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Title Body composition and physical performance : applications for the military services / Committee on Military Nutrition Research, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine ; Bernadette M. Marriott, Judith Grumstrup-Scott, editors.
Imprint Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1992.

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Subject Physical fitness.
Body composition.
Occupational Groups.
Weights and Measures.
Metabolism.
Body Constitution.
Health.
Human Activities.
Biochemical Phenomena.
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena.
Chemical Phenomena.
Persons.
Physiological Phenomena.
Investigative Techniques.
Population Characteristics.
Phenomena and Processes.
Named Groups.
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment.
Delivery of Health Care.
Body Composition.
Military Personnel.
Physical Fitness.
Reference Standards.
Alt Name Marriott, Bernadette M.
Grumstrup-Scott, Judith.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Military Nutrition Research.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 356 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Body composition and military performance: origins of the army standards / Karl E. Friedl -- Body composition in the military services: standards and methods / James A. Hodgdon -- Effects of experimental alterations in excess weight on physiological responses to exercise and physical performance / Kirk J. Cureton -- Army data: body composition and physical capacity / James A. Vogel and Karl E. Friedl -- Relationship of body size and composition to the performance of physically demanding military tasks / Everett A. Harman and Peter N. Frykman -- New approaches to body composition evaluation and some relationships to dynamic muscular strength / Frank I. Katch -- Associations among body composition, physical fitness, and injury in men and women army trainees / Bruce H. Jones, Matthew W. Bovee and Joseph J. Knapik -- Body composition, morbidity, and mortality / William Cameron Chumlea and Richard N. Baumgartner -- Critique of the military's approach to body composition assessment and evaluation / Henry C. Lukaski -- Body composition and performance in relation to environment / Roy J. Shephard -- Sex differences and ethnic/racial differences in body size and body composition / Stanley M. Garn -- Body composition measurement: accuracy, validity, and comparability / Joel A. Grinker.
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Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 0585144311 (electronic bk.)
9780585144313 (electronic bk.)
030904586X (print)
9780309045865 (print)
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9781280211874
9786610211876
6610211876
030955733X
9780309557337
OCLC # 44961318
Additional Format Print version: Body composition and physical performance. Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1992 030904586X (DLC) 92060574 (OCoLC)27771670
Table of Contents
IOverview1
 1Introduction and Background3
 2Conclusions and Recommendations25
IIInvited Papers29
 3Body Composition and Military Performance: Origins of the Army Standards / Karl E. Friedl31
 4Body Composition in the Military Services: Standards and Methods / James A. Hodgdon57
 5Effects of Experimental Alterations in Excess Weight on Physiological Responses to Exercise and Physical Performance / Kirk J. Cureton71
 6Army Data: Body Composition and Physical Capacity / James A. Vogel, Karl E. Friedl89
 7The Relationship of Body Size and Composition to the Performance of Physically Demanding Military Tasks / Everett A. Harman, Peter N. Frykman105
 8New Approaches to Body Composition Evaluation and Some Relationships to Dynamic Muscular Strength / Frank I. Katch119
 9Associations Among Body Composition, Physical Fitness, and Injury in Men and Women Army Trainees / Bruce H. Jones, Matthew W. Bovee, Joseph J. Knapik141
 10Body Composition, Morbidity, and Mortality / William Cameron Chumlea, Richard N. Baumgartner175
 11Critique of the Military's Approach to Body Composition Assessment and Evaluation / Henry C. Lukaski185
 12Body Composition and Performance in Relation to Environment / Roy J. Shephard195
 13Sex Differences and Ethnic/Racia1 Differences in Body Size and Body Composition / Stanley M. Garn207
IIICommittee Discussion Paper221
 14Body Composition Measurement: Accuracy, Validity, and Comparability / Joel A. Grinker223
 Appendixes237
 AAccession Standards for the Military Services239
 BRetention Standards for the Military Services247
 CWeight-for-Height Tables341
 DProposed Revisions to Accession (AR 40-501) and Retention (AR 600-9), Body Weight and Body Fat Standards345
 ERecent Changes to the U.S. Army Standards for Accession and Retention347
 FBiographical Sketches351


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