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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2020, 2(8); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2020.020812.

The Study on the Body Composition of the Mongolian Nationality in Qinghai Province


Yan Guo

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Yan Guo

Institute of Sports Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China


Objective: To study the status and characteristics of human body composition of Mongolian ethnic groups in Qinghai Province. Methods: A total of 361 Mongolian adults (166 males and 195 females) were randomly selected to measure the body composition of all subjects by anthropometric method. The survey data were collected by Excel2010. The difference between male and female body composition of Mongolian ethnic group in Qinghai was statistically significant by u test method. Conclusion:(1) except for the significant difference of BMI, there were significant differences between the sexes of Mongolian nationality in Qinghai, and the differences were statistically significant.(2)with the increase of age, the body fat rate, BMI, visceral fat grade, limb fat rate, trunk fat rate of Mongolian people in Qinghai showed a trend of increasing gradually, regardless of whether they were male or female.(3) with the increase of age, the height, total muscle mass and trunk muscle volume of Qinghai Mongols, whether male or female, are gradually decreasing.(4) with the increase of age, the weight and the presumed bone mass of the Mongolian males and females in Qinghai showed the tendency of rising first and then decreasing.(5) But in the limbs muscle quantity, Qinghai Mongolian nationality male and female presented the big difference. The quantity of limbs muscle of Qinghai Mongolian males increased with the increase of age, but the quantity of limbs muscles of Qinghai Mongolian women increased first and then decreased with the increase of age.


Qinghai Mongolian; body composition; body fat rate; muscle mass

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Yan Guo. The Study on the Body Composition of the Mongolian Nationality in Qinghai Province. Frontiers in Sport Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 8: 56-63. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2020.020812.


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