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Authors

  1. Ellis, Kenneth J. PhD

Abstract

Multiple body composition assays were performed on a contemporary pediatric population, representative of white, black, and Hispanic ethnic groups. Data for 900 children, aged 5 to 18 years, were used with a 4-compartment reference model to examine differences in body fat, protein, and mineral mass. The contemporary results were compared with the classic reference models of Fomon, Ziegler, and Haschke