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Body Composition

 

 

# of Sites

Sex

Age

Weight


 

Triceps

Pectoral

Midaxilla

Subscapula

Abdomen

Suprailiac

Quadriceps

(click here for site location descriptions)

Density

Lean Weight

Fat Weight

% Fat

Population Average

Score

Rating

Instructions

Using a pair of body fat calipers, take 3 or 7 skinfold readings and complete the left and center columns above.  Each site being tested should be measured 2 or 3 times to get an average and ensure minimal variation.  The 7 site test is the same for both male and female, but the 3 site test is different:

male:  pectoral, abdomen, quadriceps
female:  triceps, suprailiac, quadriceps

(click here for site location descriptions)


Enter information in left column; select appropriate menus. Enter values (mm) for appropriate sites (3 or 7) in middle column. Click "Calculate". Evaluates body composition for adults.

Male Female

7 site
R

0.9 to 0.915

0.85
SEE

3.5

3.8

3 site
R

0.91

0.84
SEE

3.4

3.9

Jackson, A.S., Pollock, M.L. Generalized equations for predicting body density of men. British Journal of Nutrition. 40: 497­504, 1978.
Jackson, A.S., Pollock, M.L. and Ward A: Generalized equations for predicting body density of women. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 12: 175­182, 1980.


 
 

 

 
 

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