basal metabolic rate

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basal metabolic rate

[′bā·səl med·ə′bäl·ik ′rāt]
(physiology)
The amount of energy utilized per unit time under conditions of basal metabolism; expressed as calories per square meter of body surface or per kilogram of body weight per hour. Abbreviated BMR.
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In the normal-weight group (NWG), body mass (BM), body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), fat-free mass (FFM) and resting metabolic rate (RMR) displayed a progressive increase from baseline (although not statistical significant) to the assessment of week 12.
Comparison of predictive equations for resting metabolic rate in healthy nonobese and obese adults: a systematic review.
With age, your energy expenditure drops due to a decline in resting metabolic rate.
This is a widely used physiological concept that expresses the energy cost of physical activity as a multiple of resting metabolic rate.
The ability when the user enters gender, age and PAL (Physical Activity Level) via the Input key on the multi-function touch display for the scale to calculate the resting metabolic rate and total energy consumption and prints out the results on the seca 360[degrees] wireless printer.
Metabolic testing using indirect calorimetry is an advanced method for measuring the resting metabolic rate of individuals.
BMI, blood pressure, lipids, diabetes-related variables, resting metabolic rate, sleep apnea, and health-related quality of life improved significantly in the gastric bypass group compared with each control group.
MET is the ratio of working metabolic rate relative to resting metabolic rate.
In another study, researchers found that regular weight training increases your resting metabolic rate by about 15 per cent.
Also, above the age of 20, our resting metabolic rate reduces by about three per cent a decade, allowing our bodies to go further and further on the same amount of food.
The more television viewed per week, the more the children's resting metabolic rate decreased.