Monday, 2 July 2012

Body Composition - Koh Su En (04)

The method of measuring body composition that I have measured is by using Skinfold Measurements.


  • Easy to use
  • No need a lot of time
  • Cheap
  • Noninvasive
  • Widely available
  • Technical sources of error
  • Measure fats under the skin
  • Not the best for the obese and lean

Why is it my preferred choice?
It is relatively cheap and widely available. It is also more accurate than the Near Infrared Interactance (NIR).

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