### Is 89 pounds a healthy weight for a 5' 4 girl?

According to the BMI (Body Mass Index) the following categories are: * Underweight = <18.5 * Normal weight = 18.5-24.9 * Overweight = 25-29.9 * Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater The BMI of a 5'4" girl weighing 89 lbs. is 15.3 You are underweight. Whether this is due to undernourishment or malnourishment you definitely should see a doctor. If you are interested in how BMI is calculated you can wiki search BMI.

### What will clinically obese cause?

To be obese you need to have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of more than 30. BMI is calculated using the formula: BMI = weight (in Kg) / height2 (in meters) * Any BMI > 40 is severe obesity * A BMI of 40.0-49.9 is morbid obesity * A BMI of >50 is super obese Excessive body weight is associated with various diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus type 2, obstructive sleep apnea, certain types…

### Is a 13 year old 120 lbs and 5'2 tall overweight?

It's mainly down to the BMI but do not be surprised if this comes out strange as it does not work always work fully/ as good as poss. on young adults/ kids! I calculated the BMI myself and it came out as 21.80 which is basically the ideal weight. Here is the chart in which you find out which category you fall into: Recommended BMI Chart Underweight BMI less than 18.5 Ideal BMI 18.5-25 Overweight…

### What is the average weight for a 26 year old woman in stone?

It depends entirely on height. Most commonly the Body Mass Index is calculated for the individual, this uses and individual's height and weight data to indicate a BMI value. A BMI with a value between 18.5 and 25 is generally considered to be within the normal range. See the NHS BMI calculator. http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/magazine/interactive/bmi/index.aspx

### Im 13years old120 pounds5'5am i overweight?

Your BMI (body mass index) is 20, so no, you are not overweight. Your BMI is calculated by dividing your weight in kilograms by (your length times your length) in meters. For example: you are 120 pounds = 54,4 kg you are 5'5 = 1.65 m 54/(1.65x1.65) = 19,98 = 20 And if your BMI is between 17 and 24 you are not overweight. So you are not overweight =]

### What is the average weight of a 6' man?

Weight is not as important as BMI. Many charts will claim to know your BMI just by looking up your weight but they're wrong. Lean Body Mass is the most important number. For example, charts may say that someone should weigh about 180, but by checking his BMI he might find that his lean body mass is 214. If you're serious about exercise and physical condition you need to have your BMI calculated and you…

### How much should a 43 year old 5 foot 8 inches female weigh?

it all depends on your bmi which is calculated by: BMI=(weight in pounds)*703/(height in inches)^2 Example: (188)*703/(67)^2=29.44175 HOW TO READ YOUR BMI: {| ! BMI |- ! Weight Status | Below 18.5 Underweight 18.5 -24.9 Normal 25 - 29.9 Overweight 30 & Above Obese SO 29.44 WOULD BE OVERWEIGHT. hope this helped |}

### What does the abbreviation 'BMI' stand for when referring to the human body?

BMI stands for "Body Mass Index." YES BMI stands for body mass index. While BMI does not measure body fat directly, it corresponds pretty closely to direct measures of body fat. Therefore, BMI can be considered an alternative for direct measures of body fat.If you don't treat it well you might have a HEART DISEASE ,STROKE, AND DIABETES. BMI is determined by a person's height and weight. Because the BMI calculation requires only height and…

### Are you underweight if you are 5'10 and weigh 126 pounds?

Yes; according to most standards, you are underweight. In the US, we use the body-mass index (BMI) to help determine whether an individual is underweight, normal, overweight, or obese. The BMI ranges for these categories is as follows: * Underweight: <18.5 * Normal: 18.5-25 * Overweight: 25-30 * Obese: >30 BMI is calculated by dividing a person's weight (in kilograms) by their height (in meters) squared. Using this calculation, a person who is 5'10" tall…

### Where does the 703 come from in BMI calculation?

If you use pounds in a BMI calculation, you must multiply the pounds by 703 You can see the formula here: http://www.whathealth.com/bmi/formula.html Oh, I read the question wrong, why is 703 used? They must have figured out BMI for metric first and then divided the metric BMI by the number they got using imperial units, which would be 703. Then just multiply 703 into their formula.

### What is body mass index?

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight. It can be calculated manually (see related questions) or by using a BMI calculator such as the ones in the related links section from the CDC. They have calculators for both adults and children/teens and can be used with English or Metric measurements. BMI is used by medical professionals, nutritionists, and others to roughly measure the extent of obesity (or…

### Is 110 pounds overweight for a 13-year-old who is 5'2?

This all has to do with Body Mass Index (BMI), which can be calculated on several places on the web. The most reliable would probably be the CDC. For a boy, the information given would make the BMI in the 72nd percentile, which is considered a healthy weight (from the 5th percentile to the 85th). For a girl, the BMI would be in the 67th percentile, which is also considered a healthy weight (the scale…

### Im 15 and 5' 6 is it normal to be 138?

You are 5ft 6in tall, and weigh 138 pounds. I have calculated your body mass to be 22.3 which puts you in the normal weight category. Normal is betwen 18.5 - 24.9. BMI Categories: * Underweight = <18.5 * Normal weight = 18.5-24.9 * Overweight = 25-29.9 * Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater If you want to do more research, this is where i got the conversion from: http://www.nhlbisupport.com/bmi/ Cheers!