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Lab_Final - Lab 1 Body Composition 1 Two Compartments FFM...

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Lab 1 Body Composition 1. a. Fat Mass: Storage/Essential Fat b. 3% Male; 12% Female (9% Sex-Specific) (Essential Fat) c. 12% Male; 15% Female (Storage Fat) d. Abdomen = apple/android shape; Hips = pear/gynoid pattern e. Fat Free Mass: Muscle/Water/Bones f. Height/Weight i. g. BMI i. Widely used in clinical setting; Illness risks ii. kg/m 2 h. Girth i. Limbs/Trunk circumference are measured ii. Male: right upper arm; abdomen; right forearm (A + B – C – 10.2) iii. Female: abdomen; right thigh right forearm(A + B – C – 19.6) i. Waist-Hip-Ratio i. Determine apple/pear ii. Abdomen/Buttocks j. Skinfold i. Theory that ½ of total fat is located at selected sites ii. Male: chest, abdomen, thigh iii. Female: triceps, thigh, suprailic iv. Ideal Body Weight k. Bioelectrical i. Fat is bad conductor
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ii. Affected by hydration level and temperature l. Hydrostatic i. Archimedes’ principle of water displacement
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2008 for the course EXSC 205Lxg taught by Professor Girandola during the Summer '07 term at USC.

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Lab_Final - Lab 1 Body Composition 1 Two Compartments FFM...

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