ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal

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ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal:
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e3182a956f5

A Simple Yet Complicated Tool: Measuring Waist Circumference to Determine Cardiometabolic Risk

Serviente, Corinna; Sforzo, Gary A. Ph.D., FACSM

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LEARNING OBJECTIVE: To give exercise professionals and other clinicians an understanding of the issues complicating waist circumference as a clinical measure while providing information on how to use this simple tool to determine cardiometabolic risk and intervention (e.g., exercise or weight loss program) effectiveness.

© 2013 American College of Sports Medicine.


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