Feasibility and reliability of body composition measurements in adults with severe intellectual and sensory disabilities

Anthropometric measurements are widely used to reliably quantify body composition and to estimate risks of overweight in healthy subjects and in patients. However, information about the reliability of anthropometric measurements in subjects with severe intellectual and sensory disabilities is lacking.

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In: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, Vol. 53, Issue 4, pp. 377–388, April 2009.

Date: 01/04/2009
Author: Waninge, A.; W. van der Weide; I.J. Evenhuis [et al.]
Organization: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research
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Content type: Scientific publications
Tags: adults, sensory disabilities
Categories: Medical & Functions, Eye - Vision impairment, Other