The Advantages of Waist to Height Ratio over the Commonly Used Anthropometric Measurements in Preadolescents and Adolescents: A Case Study from Montenegro

  • Rajko MILASINOVIC Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, University of Montenegro, Niksic, Montenegro
  • Aleksandar CVOROVIC Belgrade Football Academy, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Filip KUKIC Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, Belgrade University, Belgrade, Serbia

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Published
2019-12-02
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MILASINOVIC R, CVOROVIC A, KUKIC F. The Advantages of Waist to Height Ratio over the Commonly Used Anthropometric Measurements in Preadolescents and Adolescents: A Case Study from Montenegro. Iran J Public Health. 48(12):2299-2300.
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