The Effects of Body Fat Distribution on Pulmonary Function Tests in the Overweight and Obese

Ceylan E., Comlekci A., Akkoclu A., Ceylan C., Itil O., ERGÖR G., ...More

SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.102, no.1, pp.30-35, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 102 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/smj.0b013e31818c9585
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.30-35
  • Keywords: bioelectrical impedance, body composition, body fat distribution, pulmonary function test, waist-to-hip ratio, VENTILATORY FUNCTION, WEIGHT-GAIN, COMPLICATIONS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: To determine the predominant pulmonary function abnormality in overweight and moderately obese subjects and to evaluate the correlation between the severity Of lung function impairment and the degree of obesity.