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Measure: Basal Metabolic and Resting Metabolic Rates   #230300


This measures basal metabolic rate (BMR) and resting metabolic rate (RMR) using indirect calorimetry (a measurement of energy expenditure based on oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide production).


Obesity arises from energy imbalance. Measurement of energy expenditure and fuel utilization is fundamental to understanding the development of obesity.



Metabolic rate, obesity, calories, basal, resting, metabolic, calorimeter, energy, energy expenditure, oxygen consumption, carbon dioxide production

Measure Release Date: September 9, 2015

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