Ponderal Index (PI)

The Ponderal Index is a measure of body composition using height and weight. It is also known as the Corpulence Index (CI) and the Rohrer's Index, as it was first proposed in 1921 as the "Corpulence measure" by Swiss physician Fritz Rohrer. The BMI is a more common calculation of body fatness using the same measurements. See also other methods for measuring ideal weight.

Ponderal Index = Ht (m) / Cube Root of Wt (kg)

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