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Which three methods of measuring body composition other than chemical analysis of a cadaver are given in the textbook?

Jul 4th, 2015

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DEXA Scan

Advantages: Gold standard accuracy; Very repeatable 
Disadvantages: Difficult to find; Can be expensive  

Whole Body Plethysmography (Bod Pod)

Advantages: Very Accurate
Disadvantages: Difficult to find; Hard to pronounce

Underwater/Hydrostatic Weighing

Advantages: Very accurate
Disadvantages: Difficult to find; You get wet during the test


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