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Research Article

Skeletal Muscle Mass Indices in Healthy Young Mexican Adults Aged 20–40 Years: Implications for Diagnoses of Sarcopenia in the Elderly Population

Table 1

Anthropometry and body composition components of healthy young Mexican adults.

VariablesMen ( )Women ( )Both men and women

Age, (years)
Weight, (kg)
Height, (m)
BMI, (kg/m2)
ASM, (kg)
ASMI, (kg/m2)
TBSM, (kg)
TBSMI, (kg/m2)
FFM, (kg)
Fat mass, (kg)
Truncal fat, (kg)

BMI: body mass index; ASM: appendicular skeletal muscle mass; ASMI: appendicular skeletal muscle mass index; TBSM: total-body skeletal muscle mass; TBSMI: total-body skeletal muscle mass index; FFM: fat-free mass (total lean tissue plus total bone mineral content); ; .

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