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Table 3 Body weight and body distribution changes for all subjects (N = 82).

From: The effect of the holiday season on body weight and composition in college students

  Pre-Thanksgiving Post-New Year
Body Weight (kg) 71.3 ± 14 71.2 ± 15
Body Fat (%) 25.9 ± 9 27.0 ± 9
Total Fat Mass (kg) 18.3 ± 8 19.1 ± 8
Arm Fat Mass (kg) 1.7 ± 1 1.7 ± 1
Leg Fat Mass (kg) 7.2 ± 3 7.5 ± 3
Trunk Fat Mass (kg) 8.3 ± 4 8.7 ± 4
Total Fat-Free Mass (kg) 48.7 ± 12 48.3 ± 11
Arm Fat-Free Mass (kg) 6.0 ± 2 5.9 ± 2
Leg Fat-Free Mass (kg) 17.1 ± 4 16.7 ± 4
Trunk Fat-Free Mass (kg) 22.7 ± 5 22.6 ± 5
  1. Means ± standard deviations
  2. Significantly different from Pre-Thanksgiving (P < 0.01)