Data on body composition, resting metabolic rate (RMR) and physical fitness
was obtained on a group of Papua New Guineans undergoing rapid
acculturation between September 1985 and June 1986. The population
comprised 233 males representing the Wopkaimin, Ningerum and Awin ethnic
A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.