Anatomical patterning of visceral adipose tissue: Race, sex, and age variation

  • Demerath E
  • Sun S
  • Rogers N
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Abstract

OBJECTIVE: We tested sex, race, and age differences in the patterning of visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES: Contiguous 1-cm-thick magnetic resonance (MR) images of the abdomen were collected from 820 African-American and white adults. Repeated-measures ANOVA was used to examine the effects of image location, sex, race, and age (>or=50 vs.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Abdominal obesity
  • Adults
  • Body composition
  • Body fat distribution
  • Magnetic resonance

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