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August 25th 05, 07:18 AM
Blair P. Houghton wrote:
> MZ > wrote:
> >> The NFL claims Harp's study was flawed.
> >>
> >> "The study uses BMI, which does not distinguish between fat and muscle,"
> >> NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said on Tuesday. "Any study that is done without
> >> taking into account body fat percentage is misleading."
> >>
> >> Harp said it was unlikely the extra weight was due to muscle mass alone.
> >
> >It's funny how this was merely glossed over.
> >
> >NFL: "The study fails to take into account muscle mass."
>
> Not just the study. BMI.
>
> The NFL has said several times this year that BMI is bull****.
>
> >Scientist: "Oh well."
> >
> >It's amazing what passes for "science" these days.
> <snip>
He did die. The cause is ??
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