2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Body composition assessment methods
Author(s): Rohit Bhairvanath Adling and Dr. Khushal Pandurang Waghmare
Purpose of current research paper reviews the newest and precise, applicable methods for measurement of human body composition. Current data findings human body composition measurement methods are constantly existence fulfilled. Current efforts include multi-divisional and multi repetitiveness bioelectrical impedance analysis, measurable magnetic resonance for total body water, fat, and lean tissue analysis, imaging to advance explain ectopic fat depots. applicable methods admit for the assessment of total body fat, fat-free mass, whole body water, bone mineral content, cellular water, total adipose fat tissue and visceral, subcutaneous, skeletal muscle, elite organs, and ectopic body fat depots. Summary There is a continuous requirement for a technique that field data on metabolic and biological functions. Based on the wide range of measurable characteristic, analytical technique and known total body composition models, clinicians, and scientists can measure a number of body element and with longitudinal determination, can record development in health and disease with implications for understanding efficacy of nutritional and clinical interference, diagnosis, determent, and treatment in clinical settings. With the greater need to understand precursors of health risk beginning prior to conception, a gap exists in appropriate measurement methods with application beginning during gestation, that is, fetal development.
Pages: 484-488 | 693 Views 32 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rohit Bhairvanath Adling, Dr. Khushal Pandurang Waghmare. Body composition assessment methods. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):484-488.