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Body composition measurement in young children using quantitative magnetic resonance: a comparison with air displacement plethysmography

Study Name Body composition measurement in young children using quantitative magnetic resonance: a comparison with air displacement plethysmography
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Funding Agency Medical Research Council,Medical Research Council,Medical Research Council,Medical Research Council,Medical Research Council
Primary Research Focus Quantitative magnetic resonance (QMR) has been increasingly used to measure human body composition, but its use and validation in children is limited. This study compared body composition measurement by QMR and air displacement plethysmography (ADP) in preschool children from Singapore’s multi- ethnic Asian population.
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Number Participants 500-1000
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Protocol Ids 21602
Grant Number MC_U147574226,MC_UP_A620_1017,MC_U147574222,MC_UU_12011/4,MR/J000094/1
Citation Link https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29024557