Body Mass Index (BMI)

The BMI is a simple index calculated from a person’s weight and height. The BMI provides a reliable indicator of underweight, overweight and obesity for most adults and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems. In this simulation, student is allowed to adjust the height and weight sliders to calculate the body mass index.


Simulation Type

Range, Using Graphics

Gender Specific



     Height :80-195 cm

     Weight :40-110 Kg


     Move the respective slider to the specified height and weight of the patient which is provided / displayed in the center of the simulator.

     System will calculate the BMI as per the height and weight slider and move its slider accordingly.

     BMI can also be viewed in SI/metric units.