Charlie had some tests done recently to assess his risk for certain diseases. The results showed that he has a waist circumference of 47 inches, a BMI of 29, and a normal skin fold measurement test. What should Charlie do? A. Charlie is a little too thin, he is most likely underweight, and he needs to consult a dietician or doctor to help him see how to modify his diet to gain some weight. B. Charlie should repeat the caliper test because it does not fit with the other information, and he should start an exercise routine and diet to reduce his body fat. C. Charlie should immediately start an exercise and diet program because all his tests indicate that he is extremely obese, which puts him at risk for several diseases. D. Charlie should repeat the BMI because the other tests were normal, and he should avoid changing his body composition because he'll be too overweight.

QUESTION POSTED AT 01/06/2020 - 03:57 PM

Answered by admin AT 01/06/2020 - 03:57 PM

Three different tests was conducted on Charlie: waist circumference measurement, BMI and caliper test for measuring skin fold. The skin fold measurement is not in agreement with the other two measurements, so Charlie ought to repeat that test. The BMI and the waist measurement result indicate that Charlie is overweight and an overweight individual can not have a normal skin fold value. Because Charlie is overweight, he ought to start an exercise and diet routine to reduce his weight. The correct option is B.
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