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Episode 113 – “DXA and Body Composition Assessment: Gold Standard or Gold Plated?” with Dr Julia Bone

Episode 113 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ podcast! In this episode, I (Laurent Bannock) discuss “DXA and Body Composition Assessment: Gold Standard or Gold Plated?” with Dr Julia Bone PhD (Sport Institute Northern Ireland, UK).

In this session we get into:

  • DXA defined in the context of its design and use as an imaging system
  • Body composition reference methods
  • DXA use in research and practice in sport and exercise science and nutrition
  • Standardisation and measurement errors in body composition assessment using DXA
  • Effects of exercise, nutrition and hydration, menstrual cycle etc on DXA measurements of body composition
  • Best practice protocols for optimise “accuracy and reliability” of DXA assessments for use in research and practice

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