Question and answer
Sophie's total body fat is 30%, which places her in the healthy body fat range.
Answer: The body fat percentage of a person or animal is the total weight of fat divided by total weight; body fat includes essential body fat and storage body fat. Essential body fat is necessary to maintain life and reproductive functions. [ The percentage of essential body fat for women is greater than that for men, due to the demands of childbearing and other hormonal functions. The
percentage of essential fat is 2 - 5% in men, and 10 - 13% in women.[1] Storage body fat consists of fat accumulation in adipose tissue, part of which protects internal organs in the chest and abdomen. The minimum recommended total body fat percentage exceeds the essential fat percentage value reported above. A number of methods are available for determining body fat percentage, such as measurement with calipers or through the use of bioelectrical impedance analysis. The body fat percentage is a measure of fitness level, since it is the only body measurement which directly calculates a person's relative body composition without regard to height or weight. The widely used body mass index (BMI) provides a measure that allows the comparison of the adiposity of individuals of different heights and weights. While BMI largely increases as adiposity increases, due to differences in body composition, it is not an accurate indicator of body fat; for example, individuals with greater muscle mass will have higher BMIs. The thresholds between "normal" and "overweight" and between "overweight" and "obese" are sometimes disputed for this reason. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ]
Expert answered|marissa-sarol|Points 81|
Question
Asked 6/14/2013 6:40:08 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
20,217,142 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Solve the inequality 9(x - 3) 13/5 x 67/5
Weegy: 9(x - 3) User: Solve the inequality 8(x + 1) > 7(x + 2). x -22 x 6 Weegy: 8(x + 1) > 7(x + 2) 8x + 8 > 7x ...
3/31/2015 6:43:39 AM| 4 Answers
Solve. –5(1 – 5x) + 5(–8x – 2) = –4x – 8x
Weegy: –5(1 – 5x) + 5(–8x – 2) = –4x – 8x; -5 + 25x - 40x - 10 = -12x; -5 - 15x - 10 = -12x; -15 - 15x = -12x; ...
3/31/2015 8:56:36 AM| 3 Answers
Which is a part of the female part of the ...
Weegy: b
3/31/2015 9:03:40 AM| 3 Answers
Evaluate the expression for x = -3. x^2 - 2x + 4
Weegy: The answer is x=5. User: Solve for c. ab - c = 9 Weegy: -2(2x + 5) - 3 = -3(x - 1) -4x - 10 - 3 = -3x + 3; ...
3/31/2015 10:35:54 AM| 3 Answers
Which kind of clause modifies adjectives, verbs, or ...
Weegy: Adjective clause modifies nouns or pronoun. User: Identify the subordinate clause. Marshall calls a foul ...
4/1/2015 11:10:20 AM| 2 Answers
Simplify. y^-3 User: Simplify. (-2)^-3
Weegy: - 2.75 < -3 is a false statement.
4/1/2015 3:47:37 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
L
P
L
P
P
P
Points 15 [Total 9175]| Ratings 0| Comments 15| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 6 [Total 3609]| Ratings 0| Comments 6| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 5 [Total 1582]| Ratings 0| Comments 5| Invitations 0|Online
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
Points 4 [Total 7881]| Ratings 0| Comments 4| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
Points 1 [Total 1073]| Ratings 0| Comments 1| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 0 [Total 0]| Ratings 0| Comments 0| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.