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Somametrische gegevens betreffende de lichaamssamenstelling en de voedingstoestand van 8-25-jarige Nederlandse jongens en jonge mannen in 1960-1964

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Author: Luyken, R. · Wijn, F.J. de · Zaat, J.C.A.
Type:article
Date:1967
Institution: Afdeling bewerking waarnemingsuitkomsten TNO
Source:Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde, 22, 111, 990-999
Identifier: 285849
Keywords: Biologie · Medicine · Geneeskunde · Health · Gezondheid · Dietetics · Voedingsleer

Abstract

Somatometric data on the body composition and the nutritional status of Dutch boys and men aged 8-25 years in the period 1960-1964 - Somatometric data which may be considered necessary to evaluatie the state of nutrition were determined in boys and men aged 8-25 years with various social backgrounds and of five different age groups, the mean ages being 9½, 13½, 15½, 18½ and 21½ years. Boys in the more active groups from training schools for marine- and physical education are found to have less fat and better muscular development as well as broader skeletal frame, when compared with high-school pupils. In the Netherlands boys have markedly less subcutaneous fat when compared with boys in North-American population.