Physiology of exercise and phase angle: another look at BIA

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Sardinha, L.B. Physiology of exercise and phase angle: another look at BIA. Eur J Clin Nutr 72, 1323–1327 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41430-018-0215-x

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