Perform body composition analysis using a variety of methods, including anthropometric measurements.
Performance should include describing and following the steps for each method of body composition analysis (e.g., skin-fold, circumference, BIA, hydrostatic, BMI).
- What are the steps in taking body composition using skin-fold calipers?
- What are the steps in analyzing body composition using circumference?
- What are the steps in analyzing body composition using BIA?
- What are the steps in analyzing body composition using hydrostatic weighing test?
- What are anthropometric measurements? How are anthropometric measurements taken?
- What is BMI?
- What is lean body mass?
- How can body weight be related to fat and lean mass percentages?
- How can lean mass weight and fat weight be determined for an individual?
- How can body composition analysis be interpreted for an individual?
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