The main outcome measures were body mass index (BMI), fat and fat-free mass indices (FMI and FFMI), percent body fat, waist circumference, triceps and subscapular skinfold thicknesses, overweight and obesity, and whole-blood IGF-1.
What does FFM stand for?
FFM stands for Fat-Free Mass (muscle)
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We have 131 other meanings of FFM in our Acronym Attic
- Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (US Department of Labor)
- Familiarization Flight
- Flexible Filter Length Table (computing)
- Foundation for Light Therapy
- Full-Flavor Low Tar (smoking studies)
- Food for Life Vrindavan (India)
- Fundacji Fundusz Lokalny Ziemi Bilgorajskie (Polish: Foundation Fund for Local Land Bilgorajski)
- Fact-Finding Mission (various organizations)
- Far Field Monitor
- Fatigue-Failure Model
- Federal Financial Management
- Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (Medicaid)
- Fédération Française de Motocyclisme (French: French Motorcycling Federation)
- Fédération Française des Matériaux (French: French Federation of Materials)
- Fédération Française Médiévale (French: Medieval French Federation)
- Fédération Française Motonautique (French: French Powerboating Federation)
- Fédération France Monocycliste (French: France Unicyclist Federation)
- Female Female Male
- Fergus Falls, MN, USA - Fergus Falls Municipal Airport (Airport Code)
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There is an age-related reduction in fat-free mass in your body--which means a proportionate loss of this more metabolically active and energy-burning muscle tissue.
In our 20s muscle is up to 60% fat-free mass, but by age 70 it's less than 40%.
Unfortunately, the relationships between fat-free mass (FFM) and muscle strength with VT1 and VT2 have not been previously investigated in older individuals, and available studies are limited to associations with V[O.
While both groups lost a similar amount of weight, the exercise-plusdiet group lost a great deal more fat and no fat-free mass, such as muscle.