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Relation between body composition and bone mineral density in young undregraduate students with different nutritional status

Edil de Albuquerque Rodrigues Filho, Marcos André Moura dos Santos, Amanda Tabosa Pereira da Silva, Breno Quintella Farah, Manoel da Cunha Costa, Florisbela de Arruda Camara e Siqueira Campos, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3569

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo investigate the relationship between total and segmental body fat, bone mineral density and bone mineral content in undergraduate students stratified according to nutritional status.Methods The study included 45 male undergraduate students aged between 20 and 30 years. Total and segmental body composition, bone mineral density and bone mineral content assessments were performed using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry. Subjects were allocated into three groups (eutrophic, overweight and obese).Results With the exception of upper limb bone mineral content, significantly higher (p