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Episode 77 – ‘Body Composition & Assessment’ with Shawn Arent PhD

Episode 77 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ Podcast! In this episode I (Laurent Bannock) discuss ‘Body Composition & Assessment’ with Shawn Arent PhD, Rutgers University, USA. In this session we get into:

  • Defining ‘Body Composition’
  • Chemical and Anatomical Body Composition Models
  • Reference / Criterian Methods of Assessing Body Composition
  • Laboratory Methods for Assessing Body Composition (i.e. DXA, Densitometry, Hydrometry etc)
  • Field Methods of Assessing Body Composition (i.e. Anthropometry / Skin folds, BIA etc)
  • Limitations & Contexts for Body Composition Testing (Health, Performance, Aesthetic etc)

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