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Body Mass Index Tutorial

Body Mass Index Tutorial image A javascript applet for calculating BMI.
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Author: Jim Dildine
Date Created: 5/18/2000
Last Modified: N/A

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Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to estimate healthy weight for average people. A BMI of 20 to 26 is desirable for most adults. A BMI of 27 to 29 indicates obesity and is associated with some risk for heart disease, diabetes, and other diseases. A BMI of 30 or more poses the greatest risk for life-threatening diseases. Includes javascript applet for calculating BMI.

Resource Type:
Interactive (Lessons that include an interactive component, generally Java, JavaScript, Flash, or a TI program.)
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