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182 cm, weight 68 kilos BMI Quetelet

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Height: 182 Centimeters (Centimetres cm) with weight: 68 Kilograms (Kilos kg)

If you are carrying excess weight, you are storing up trouble

These risks are associated with overweight and obese adults

Adults whose BMI is larger than 25 (overweight) or whose BMI is over than 30 (obese) have an elevated risk for many diseases and health conditions, including,:

Explanation

Created in way back in 1830, the b.m.i. is a single figure used to as a way of measuring a person's body shape. Put simply, it is calculated by dividing the body's weight by the square of their height. Eg: Kilograms: weight, divided by Metres (Meters): height. The BMI, also known as the Quetelet index, is a measure used to estimate a person's body shape based upon a person' weight and height. It originated in Belguim around the 1840's by Adolphe Quetelet. It is a simple calculation based on the individual's body weight divided by the square of their height.

The simple maths

The formula below is used to measure BMI
  • BMI = weight(kilograms) / height2 (metres2)         (Metric Units)
  • BMI = 703 . weight(pounds) / height2 (inches2)         (Imperial Units)

BMI limitations

If you are Super Fit, body mass calculations will almost certainly be inaccurate for you.
See why wikipedia.org/wiki/Body_mass_index#Limitations for more details.