Anthropometry and Body Composition Status during Ramadan among Higher Institution Learning Centre Staffs with Different Body Weight Status

Rohin, Mohd Adzim Khalili and Abd. Hadi, Norhayati and Muralidhara, Dandinasivara Venkateshaiah and Mat Nor, Mohd Nasir (2013) Anthropometry and Body Composition Status during Ramadan among Higher Institution Learning Centre Staffs with Different Body Weight Status. The Scientific World Journal. pp. 1-7. ISSN 1537-744X

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Abstract

This study was done to observe the anthropometry and body composition changes before, during, and after the holy month of Ramadan. This study was carried out on 46 staff from one of the local universities, which comprised of 14 males and 32 females ranging in age from 25 to 40 years old.There were four sessions done to complete this study, namely, a week before Ramadan (T1), 1st week of Ramadan (T2), 3rd week of Ramadan (T3), and a month after Ramadan (T4). All subjects were assessed according to weight, body circumference, and body composition status. It was found that subjects with different weight status showed a significant reduction in weight (

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr Mohd Nasir Mat Nor
Date Deposited: 07 May 2014 07:03
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2015 02:57
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/283

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