MECHANISTIC MODELS

Body-brain/Infant-Child model

A biologically informed mathematical model simulating growth of an infant from birth to 5 years of age including brain, muscle, adipose and other lean compartments.

OUTCOMES

Body weight (fat + fat-free mass; adipose tissue sketetal muscle, brain and other lean tissues mass and protein + lipids + water (intracellular and extracellular content); Length

Predictors (other than time)

Protein-energy intake and current pool, water, lipid content in tissues

Explore Further