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Estimating body fat by using bioelectrical-impedance measurements

Martin G. Raphael

Estimating body fat by using bioelectrical-impedance measurements

a preliminary assessment

by Martin G. Raphael

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American marten.,
  • Body composition.

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    StatementMartin G. Raphael, Henry J. Harlow and Steven W. Buskirk.
    SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- GTR-279., General technical report PNW -- 279.
    ContributionsHarlow, Henry J., Buskirk, Steven., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15560084M

    Differences in body composition estimates between skinfold thicknesses, bioelectrical impedance analysis and DXA. Panels A and B show the Bland–Altman analysis of the differences between body fat percentage (BF%) predicted by equations based on skinfold thickness (Slaughter et al. and Durnin and Womersley) and by: The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) conducts backcountry research in an effort to provide the most up-to-date support to its students. Past research efforts have used a variety of body composition measurement tools, including bioelectrical impedance (BIA), skinfold calipers, and air displacement plethysmography (Bod Pod), but these tools are not : Jihan K. Boughman, Melissa A. Masters, Cass A. Morgan, Tim M. Ruden, Shannon G. Rochelle.

      Body fat scales are easy to use. You simply step on the scale, and the tool measures both your body weight and your estimated fat percentage. Such scales work with . This number (your body density) and your weight when out of the chamber are used to estimate your body fat percentage. Experts differ in their opinions about what is a healthy percentage of body fat. In general, 10% to 22% body fat is considered healthy in an adult man, and 20% to 32% body fat is considered healthy in an adult woman.

    1. Estimate healthy body weight 2. Formulate nutritional recommendations 3. Formulate exercise prescriptions 4. Estimate competitive weight for athletes 5. Monitor growth 6. Identify those at risk of under- or overfatness 7. Assess changes with aging, malnutrition, and disease 8. Assess effectiveness of nutrition/exercise programs. The segmental body fat percentages were assessed by bioelectrical impedance analysis. Hand-to-Hand and Foot-to-Foot Body Analyzer devices were used to estimate upper and lower body fat percent (BF %), respectively. Upper and lower body fat measurements were used to calculate total body by: 3.


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Estimating body fat by using bioelectrical-impedance measurements by Martin G. Raphael Download PDF EPUB FB2

Agriculture Estimating Body Fat by Using Forest Pacific Service Northwest Bioelectrical-Impedance Measurements: A Preliminary Assessment Research Station General Technical Report November P NW-GTR Martin G.

Raphael, Henry J. Harlow and Steven W. Buskirk This file was created by scanning the printed publication. Text errors identified. Using bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) technology and calculating results by referencing the data of millions of individuals, Whosfit Smart Body Fat Scale measures and records your weight, body fat and much more with high accuracy.

Step-on Technology Just step on the smart body composition scale and then you get an instant readout. /5(). which estimate body water content can then be employed to estimate body fat content. These methods include total body potassium measured from potassium counting, and the more recently introduced measurement of bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA).

Several studies have compared two or more of these different methods As expected, there are. Bioelectrical Impedance – Bioelectrical impedance methods are basically special body fat scales or hand-held devices that send a safe electrical signal measuring its return through the body.

The signal will travel faster with water and since muscle is 70% water and fat contains little water, the body fat scale is able to make a distinction, plug the information into an algorithm and give you.

More than likely, these devices are using bioimpedance (or BIA). BIA is a quick and dirty method for predicting body fat. Most of these devices allow you to wear clothing, step up or hold onto a device for a few seconds, possibly enter some information about yourself – and voila.

- You’re rewarded with a body fat number. Kushner RF, Gudivaka R, Schoeller DA. Clinical characteristics influencing bioelectrical impedance analysis measurements. Am J Clin Nutr.

; S–S. Kaminsky LA, Whaley MH. Differences in estimates of percent body fat using bioelectrical impedance. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. ; – Body fat percentage scales use a method known as bioelectrical impedance (BIA) to estimate your body composition.

They run a light electrical current through your body, measure the degree of resistance (or impedance) to the flow of the current, then use this information to estimate your body fat. So, if you use a BIA machine and get a reading of 20%, your actual body fat could be anywhere from 12–28%.

If you use the US Navy equation and get a reading of 20%, your actual body fat could be anywhere from %. This is the difference between being.

The Body Fat Calculator can be used to estimate your total body fat based on specific measurements. Use the "Metric Units" tab if you are more comfortable with the International System of Units (SI).

To get the best results, measure to the nearest 1/4 inch ( cm). This calculation is based on the U.S. Navy method, but also includes the. Male Body Fat Percentage: 5% – 9%. This body fat percentage is not sustainable for most men. Around this level, all of your muscles will show noticeable definition and clear vascularity in most muscles.

There will be a pretty clear distinction between each muscle. Even the abs will have vascularity which shows signs of a very low body fat. estimating body composition. However this study did reported that the measurement of percentage body fat by hand-held bioelectrical impedance analysers was affected by change in the posture of the subject.

6 A study by Nichols et al. which compared the whole body BIA and hand-to-hand BIA to DEXA. Body fat estimation.

The device we used to measure bioelectrical impedance provided an estimate of BF% using the manufacturer's unpublished BIA-BF%-equation. We also used 33 BIA-BF%-equations to estimate BF%s.

The equations were selected based on their having been developed for adults (Supplementary Material Table S1 online). 10,12,13,18Cited by: 1. The current study aimed to compare the estimates of body fat percentage (%BF) by performing bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in a sample of obese or overweight Chinese adults who participated in a weight-loss randomized control trial stratified by gender to determine whether or not BIA is a valid measurement by: reliable predictors of total body fat.

Thus, there is a need for a technique that provides reliable and valid estimates of human body composition, is noninvasive, and is suitable for use outside of the laboratory.

Measure-ment of whole body bioelectrical impedance is a approach that may meet this need. The method for determining body imped-Cited by: Seventy-three children (mean age=) were studied at the University of Vermont, Clinical Research Center. Percent body fat was determined for each child using three different methods, bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA), dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA), and : M.

Camelio, R. Johnson, P. Driscoll, M.I. Goran. Get this from a library. Estimating body fat by using bioelectrical-impedance measurements: a preliminary assessment.

[Martin G Raphael; Henry J Harlow; Steven Buskirk; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)]. Bioelectrical impedance. A small electrical current is passed through your body, allowing the electrical resistance of your body to be measured.

Bioelectrical impedance measurement of body fat is based on the principle that lean body mass conducts electricity better than fat body mass.

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Validity of Four Commercial Bioelectrical Impedance Scales in Measuring Body Fat among Chinese Children and Adolescents Some studies considered multifrequency BIA as an accurate way to measure body fat in children and et al.

Total body water estimation using bioelectrical impedance: a meta-analysis of the data available in the Cited by: 5. Bioelectrial impedance analysis (BIA) is the most commonly used method for measuring body fat percentage and body composition. How accurate is it. How wide is. Some bathroom scales estimate body fat percentage.

They use a method called bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA). BIA involves passing a very weak electrical current through the body to measure.Use a tape measure to determine your waist, wrist, hip and forearm circumference. Then input your gender and measurements below to receive a body fat index based on average values.

The body fat index is not an indicator of fitness level since the calculation is made with no regard to height or weight.Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is a commonly used method for estimating body composition, in particular body fat and muscle mass.

In BIA, a weak electric current flows through the body and the voltage is measured in order to calculate impedance (resistance) of the body.