Table 1

Equations tested with the validation results and methods used by the authors
Equations Method Model R2 SEE
Baumgartner et al.. (1998) [33] DXA AMM = 0.2487(BM) + 0.0483(ST)-0.1584(GQUAD) +0.0732(HGS) +2.5843(SEX) + 5.8828 0.91 1.58
Tankó et al. (2002) [37] DXA AMM = −13.3-0.05(AGE) + 0.11(BM) + 16.1*(ST) 0.58 1.70

Abbreviation: R2 Determination coefficient, SEE (kg) Standard error of estimate, DXA, Dual Energy Absorptiometry Radiology, AMM, Appendicular skeletal muscle mass, BM, Body mass , ST, Height, HP, Hip circumference, HGS, Handgrip strength. Sex (0 = women).

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