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Bone Weight Calculator
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
If my son is age 12 but has a bone age of one year behind (taken about 5 years ago) would I use age 11 in one of the height calculators?
Not necessarily: A bone age of 1 year behind from 5 years ago could very well have changed by now--could be that the bone age has caught up and now he is a bone age of 12, not 11. Or maybe his bone age is even ahead and he is 13, not 12. You should use his chronological age, 12. And if you are still worried about his height, go see an endocrinologist and have another bone age and workup done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are BMI calculators don't calculate muscle mass and bone mass in addition to body fat do they?
Here's one: http://www.bmicalculatorforfemales.us/.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: There are standard tables for men and women, indicating the expected maximum heart rates at different ages, that would occur on exercise. You can easily find them on line. Weight is not a factor because different people can have different weights and get the same maximum heart rate on execise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many calories do I need a day to maintain my weight? I'm not too sure about these calculators online. Need professional advice asap!
Depends: Need a complete physical exam to reach at optimal amount. ...Read more
Use BMI calculator: Google up the bmi calculator, or "body mass indicator." this is based on your height and weight only. I always found that nursing mothers lost about five pounds when they stopped nursing. So using the bmi calculator should still be reasonable. You have to remember that you require more fluids and calorie intake to make milk for a hungry baby. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
I've used BMI calculators online, which say my 10 yr.old has a healthy weight. She is a 10 yr.old girl 4 ft.11in.101lbs. Is she at a healthy weight?
Yes: she is tall for her age but weighs a good amount for her height. this is true if she is 120 months old (just turned 10). at 10 yrs, 59 inches is 95th percentile for height and 101 pounds is 92nd percentile for weight. according to World Health Organization growth curves. she is well proportioned. ...Read more
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