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Waist Definition Meaning - Merriam-Webster.
Middle English wast; probably akin to Old English w├Žstm growth, weaxan to grow - more at wax. Learn More About waist. Post the Definition of waist to Facebook Share the Definition of waist on Twitter Time Traveler for waist. The first known use of waist was in the 14th century.
Healthy weight and waist Heart and Stroke Foundation.
This two-minute video will help you determine if you're' at risk for overweight-related diseases such as high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type-2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke by providing the proper steps to assess your waistline size with a measuring tape. Watch a video on how to take your waist measurement.:
Waistline definition and meaning Collins English Dictionary.
the narrow part of a woman's' dress, etc. worn at the waist or above or below it as styles change. the line where the waist and skirt of a dress join. the distance around the waist. Websters New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition.
waist - Wiktionary.
waist plural waists. The part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach. A part of a piece of clothing that covers the waist. The narrow connection between the thorax and abdomen in certain insects e.g, bees, ants and wasps.
Waist-to-Hip Ratio Calculator. Popup calculator. Copy a link to this page. Print this page. Email a link to this page. Scroll up to form. What does this mean? Remove this row. Open/Close content. Close content.
Once you have your waist and hip measurements, simply divide your waist figure by your hip figure. Let's' look at an example.: Waist measurement: 92cm 36.22 inches. Hip measurement: 112cm 44 inches. To calculate your waist-to-hip ratio: 92 112 0.82.
Smallest waist - living tightlacing Guinness World Records.
Un-corseted, it measures 53.34 cm 21 in. Her enthusiasm for Victorian clothes is why at the age of 38 she started wearing a 15.24 cm 6 in training belt to gradually reduce her then 66.4 cm 26 in waist. She has never had surgery to define her waist.
Japan, Seeking Trim Waists, Measures Millions - The New York Times.
American women did not fare as well, with an average waist size of 36.5 inches, about two inches above their threshold of 34.6 inches. The differences in thresholds reflected variations in height and body type from Japanese men and women.
Waist Circumference - an overview ScienceDirect Topics. ScienceDirect.
Waist circumference is strongly associated with risk of death, independent of BMI. 13,16, Waist circumference is also a criterion for the metabolic syndrome defined as the presence of three or more of the following five variables: large waist circumference, hypertension, elevated triglycerides, reduced HDL cholesterol, and elevated fasting glucose.
Waist-to-height ratio more accurate than BMI in identifying obesity, new study shows - ScienceDaily.
In current clinical practice, it is common to calculate BMI for an indication of whole-body fat and waist circumference for abdominal obesity. Our" research has shown that WHtR is a more accurate alternative to these two measures and also a more time-efficient measure.
Big Waist and High BMI Associated With Brain Thinning Linked to Dementia.
Of the total, 346 participants had a normal BMI, 571 were overweight, and 372 were obese. Among the normal weight group, the average waist circumference was 33 inches; followed by 36 in the overweight group; and 41 among the obese.
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