Body Fat

Some articles on body, body fat, fat:

Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis
... Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is a commonly used method for estimating body composition, and in particular body fat ... of the equipment and its relatively low cost compared to some of the other methods of body composition analysis ... market as a simple instrument for estimating body fat ...
Bodyfat - Measurement Techniques - Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis
... US dollars in 2006) but less accurate way to estimate body fat percentage ... The general principle behind BIA two or more conductors are attached to a person's body and a small electric current is sent through the body ... The resistance between the conductors will provide a measure of body fat between a pair of electrodes, since the resistance to electricity varies between adipose, muscular and skeletal tissue ...
Bodyfat - Measurement Techniques - Anthropometric Methods - Ultrasound
... and has proven to be an accurate technique to measure subcutaneous fat thickness ... and automated signal analysis to determine fat thickness ... By making thickness measurements at multiple sites on the body you can calculate the estimated body fat percentage ...
Bodyfat - Typical Body Fat Amounts
... Different cultures value different body compositions differently at different times, and some are related to health or different athletic performance ... Levels of body fat are epidemiologically dependent on different gender and age ... have developed different recommendations for ideal body fat percentages ...
Standard Metabolic Rate - Physiology - BMR Estimation Formulas
... for men and women being mainly due to differences in body weight ... These formulas are based on body weight, which does not take into account the difference in metabolic activity between lean body mass and body fat ... Other formulas exist which take into account lean body mass, two of which are the Katch-McArdle formula, and Cunningham formula ...

Famous quotes containing the words fat and/or body:

    Every day the fat woman dies a series of small deaths.
    Shelley Bovey, U.S. author. Being Fat Is Not a Sin, ch. 1 (1989)

    See an old unhappy bull,
    Sick in soul and body both,
    Slouching in the undergrowth
    Of the forest beautiful,
    Ralph Hodgson (c. 1871–1962)