What are five different methods of body composition testing.

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Describe the 5 methods and which method is best for assessing older clients

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Hydrostatic weighing-very accurate methods of determining body composition

Whole body plethysmography-it uses pods to measure volume of the air displaced

Dexa scan- it is the gold standard method; it uses radiation to determine the fat level

Bio-impedance- it is a quick methods

Skin fold callipers-to measure the thickness of the skin

b) hydrostatic weighing


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