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How to calculate Skeletal Muscle Ratio(%)(SMR%) statistically by using formula(without using weighing machine or any online calculators)?

How are we supposed to calculate individual's Skeletal Muscle Ratio in percentage(SMR %) if we have results of an individual that includes: age gender weight height BMI and BMR? I have researched a ...
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How much would a man 9'6" (3m) tall likely weigh?

There are NBA players 7 feet (2.15m) tall who appear relatively slim and yet weigh 300 pounds (136kg) and more. Is there a "rule of thumb" for estimating how much a man of greater height would weigh? ...
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Instrument facilitated leg lengthening? [duplicate]

I'm no doctor nor expert in human bodies but I have a theory that if human body can be transformed / reinforced by long term physical exercises because of its nature in responding to the environment / ...
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Is it healthy to be really petite

My gf is 1.55 m (5'1") tall and weights 40 kg (88 lbs). Considering everything else to be at normal parameters, is it healthy to be really this tiny?
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Are babies under 5th percentile mean they will be small forever?

I noticed that there are babies that are under 5th percentile. The baby is about a year old and the height and weight under 5th percentile. What does this mean? Does this mean the baby will be small ...
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Proportionate Dwarf, Little Person, or Short-Stature? Adult Female: 4'9"

Today I recently divulged in a previous question that I am a 4'9" female adult. I think everyone can agree that I'm certainly short, but how do you diagnosis "dwarfism"? I was born with congenital ...
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Claustrophobia in the Pyramids of Giza: Does height play a role in who is more likely to suffer from Claustrophobia?

I'm an archaeologist, but I am not the Indiana Jones type (tall and brawny) -- but rather, a very petite female (4'9" to be precise). One might say, that I lack the muscle tone and strength to do all ...
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What relation, if any, exists between height and erectile dysfunction?

For a given BMI, how does height affect erectile dysfunction? I'm curious because height is associated with better cardiovascular health in some studies.
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I am 15 and 163 cm tall - will I grow taller? [duplicate]

I am a 15 year old Indian. I currently stand at 163 cms but I weigh 75 kg, which is overweight I know. But is there any way I'll grow more? If yes, how much? My dad's height is 172 cm and my mom is ...
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Is growth still possible for someone at age 15 if they're 5'9?

I'm 15 and 5'9, and half of my height is around my waist. I heard once that if half of your height is below the groin area, you're pretty much done growing. Is this true, or is it possible I still ...
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Can pregnancy lead to growing taller?

In an adult that has finished growing, is it possible to grow more during pregnancy? I've been assured this is possible by some relatives, and also a friend who swears she grew an extra inch when ...
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How can I increase my height? [duplicate]

I am 19 years old, around 1.62 meters tall and a weight of 55 kilograms, and I want to increase my height. Is it possible to do it at my age? If so, can I have a specific diet or use growth hormones?
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How to increase body height?

I am an adult, and I want to be taller. I know about many medicines which claim to treat stunted height. Is there any truth behind these?