Sequoia Fitness Tonus Pediatric BMI and Growth Calculator
Tonus PE BMI and Growth Calculator by Sequoia Fitness
is the easiest way to measure your childs Body Mass Index (BMI) and Height, Weight, and BMI Percentiles. The Tonus Pe BMI (Body Mass Index) and Growth Calculator
is the first portable digital tool to use at home with your children, to calculate BMI and BMI percentiles, as well as their height and weight percentiles. You only need to know your child’s height, weight, and age. Why wait a whole year to get the most important information about your child? One button with 4 positions controls all functions and entries
Knowing your child’s BMI and BMI percentile is the best way to know if your child is overweight. It is a useful screening tool to identify weight categories that may lead to health problems as your child develops.Included with Tonus BMI and Growth Calculator:
- 2 LR44 Batteries
- User instructions
- Children's BMI information and chart
Finds out now if weight might be a problem for your child. Tonus PE makes it easy to calculate the most crictical data in measuring children:Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI Percentile, and Height and Weight Percentiles. Track the stats today -- to help keep your kid on the right growth track.Why?
FACT: Almost 1 of every 5 children are overweight.
FACT: Risk factors for heart disease, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, occur with increased frequency in overweight children compared to children with a healthy weight.
FACT: Type 2 diabetes has increased dramatically in children and adolescents. Overweight and obesity are closely linked to type 2 diabetes, previously considered to be an adult disease.
FACT: Overweight adolescents have a 70% chance of becoming overweight or obese adults. Such adults are at risk for problems including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and some forms of cancer.
FACT: Childhood obesity has been linked to a premature onset of puberty.
FACT: Overweight children can face social discrimination. This is associated with poor self-esteem and depression. What Will You Be Able to do With Your Sequoia Fitness Tonues PE? 1. Calculate your child’s BMI and BMI Percentile -using CDC approved formulas.
The only way for you to get this information is to know how to work with very difficult formulas and charts, or to make a special trip to the pediatrician. If you want to make sure that your child is staying on the right fitness track, then learning your child’s BMI and BMI percentile is essential.What is Body Mass Index(BMI)?
BODY MASS INDEX (BMI) and BMI PERCENTILES
Calculating BMI is one of the best methods for population assessment of overweight and obesity. It is a useful screening tool to identify possible weight categories that may lead to health problems. The CDC specifies the same formula for children as adults. But because body fat changes with age and is different for boys and girls, a BMI percentile is generated to know where your child’s results are relative to the general population and norms.
Percentiles are the most commonly used indicator to assess:" ":igh less, or that your child is of average weight.
Also, since healthy weight changes for every month of age differently for boys and girls, and healthy weight changes as height increases, just knowing BMI is not enough. Likewise healthy BMI results change for boys and girls as they age. That is why you need to know your child’s BMI percentile.
Once you enter your child's measurements, Tonus PE BMI and Growth Calculator will calculate your child's BMI, BMI percentile, and height and weight percentiles for you.The following growth chart contains the published and accepted BMI percentiles and weight status categories from the CDC:2.Calculate your child's Height and Weight Percentiles -using CDC approved formulas
Knowing your child’s height and weight percentiles can make sure your child is on the right growth track. Why wait for the annual check up? With TONUS PE, you can get your child’s growth rate info at any time.This product is designed to deliver the best results for children ages 2-18 and under 220 lbs (100 kg).
One button controls all functions and entries by loading the LCD with base numbers. All you need to do is press the + - and (back) positions to enter your specific measurements.
If you are concerned about your childs results, please contact your childs doctor and enquire if other health assessments
or diagnostic tests should be performed. Doctors and other health care professionals are the best people to determine
whether your childs weight is healthy, and they can help rule out rare medical problems as the cause of unhealthy weight.
A physician will also consider your childs age and growth patterns to determine whether his or her weight is healthy.
About Sequoia Fitness
Mission statement our mission is to develop and market health, fitness, and exercise products that measure, encourage, and improve physical well-being of people of all ages. Sequoia fitness products USA is an international health and fitness product development company. Our products focuses on helping our customers achieve their fitness and weight or body fat goals. Collectively, our staff has over 50 years of experience in the design, manufacture, sales, and marketing of health, fitness, and medical devices. Most of our products are first tested in the bodybuilding industry, where the needs of elite athletes are extremely demanding.
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