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Unformatted text preview: 1 Measuring the Subject Components of Assessment A nthropometry B iochemical C linical D ietary ( E conomic status) A nthropometry measure man - getting at body composition in order to suggest dietary manipulation if needed body composition -direct measurements versus indirect measurements with assumptions cadaver studies Height (sitting, standing), weight, circumferences, diameters, skinfolds, densitometry, bodpod, DXA, CTscans (pQCT) (excellent website reference) bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA), near infrared reactance (NIR) total body electrical conductivity (TOBEC), K counting, total body water techniques, neutron activation analysis, MRI 2 WIC works module Standardized measurement of height using stadiometer 3 Diameters 4 BodPod Air Displacement Plethysmography More info on how this works at: http://www.bodpod.com/p_bodSTDemo.php 5 Based on Boyles law where relationship between pressure and volume when in a container of a given size Poissons law takes into account how the body temperature will affect the volume/pressure relationship Sources of error Anything to change volume Dual X-ray Absorptiometry Based on emitting two levels of x-ray energy through your body and seeing what passes through and what does not 6 7...
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2009 for the course NUTRITION 705 taught by Professor Buell during the Spring '09 term at Ohio State.

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Measure3ppt - 1 Measuring the Subject Components of...

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