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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Obesity and Weight Management
Weight of a human arm
What is the formula for calculating the weight of a human arm.
A human arm is ~6.5% of the total body weight (Branstrom, MA, Clinical Kinesiology, 3rd ed., F.A. Davis, Philadelphia, 1981).
Shirley A Kindrick, PhD
Team Leader of Comprehensive Weight Management
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University