KIN335 - Body Composition

KIN335 - Body Composition - Elisa Giordano KIN 335 –...

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Elisa Giordano April 11, 2007 KIN 335 – Exercise Physiology Laboratory Body Composition Lab What did you learn? o In this lab, all individuals learned how to take skinfold measurements at seven major sites, as well as how to use a Bod Pod. Skinfold Site Description Chest (Diagonal Fold) For Men: Taken ½ the distance between the anterior axillary line and the nipple. For Women: Taken ⅓ the distance between anterior axillary line and the nipple. Triceps (Vertical Fold) Taken with arm relaxed at the side on the posterior midline halfway between the acromion and olecranon processes. Subscapular (Diagonal Fold) Taken 1 to 2 cm below the inferior angle of the scapula. Midaxillary (Vertical Fold) Taken on the midaxillary line at the level of the xiphoid process of the sternum. Abdomen (Vertical Fold) Taken 2 cm to the right of the umbilicus (belly button). Suprailliac (Diagonal Fold, in line with natural angle of iliac crest) Taken on the anterior axillary line directly superior to the iliac crest. Thigh (Vertical Fold) Taken halfway between patella and inguinal fold, on the anterior midline. Skinfold Measurements Site 1 2 3 Average Chest 10 10 12 10.67 Triceps 15 14 16 15 Subscapular 9 8 8 8.33 Midaxillary 10 10 9 9.67 Abdomen 22 21 20 21 Suprailliac 29 28 27 28 Thigh 22 21 23 22 Body Density 1.047936 % Body Fat 21.08249
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Bod Pod Measurements % Fat 25.8 kg Body Weight 45.0 kg Fat Weight 11.6 kg Lean Weight Lung Volume 3.1 L–P Your % Body Fat in relation to o Your sport – I do not really participate in any sports, so my percent body fat does
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