The purpose of this study is to examine the relation between the Obesity and the prevalence of LBP.
we studied body composition, Body Mass Index, Basal Metabolic Rate, Obesity Degree, Waist Hip Ratio, percent body fat and muscular form of 40 patients with LBP and 40 patients with Internal disease.
1 Sexual ratio in this study is 1:4(male : female).
2. Fluid, protein, mineral mass and BMR in patients with LBP are lower than those in patients with Internal disease, but percent body, WHR and obesity degree with LBP are higher than those in patients with Internal disease.
3. LBP prevalence is shown to rise with increasing WHR.
4. LBP prevalence is shown to rise with decreasing BMR.
Patients with LBP are obeser than Patients with Internal disease. LBP prevalence is shown to rise with increasing WHR in statistics. But LBP prevalence is shown to rise with decreasing BMR in statistics.
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