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Unformatted text preview: 4. Larger people= larger mass= expending more energy -Underwater body composition measurement- if they can calculate the different between your weight and the amount of water that you displace, can calculate % of body fat. Not very reliable because we have air in our body -Potassium in body o Muscle is 70% water, fat is 20% water. K+ is going to associate with your oxygen, so if its diluted, that means you have lots of muscle. o TOBEC not reliable because our bodies’ water content changes so much...
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- Fall '05
- Energy, Energy density, energy balance energy, weight Environmental factors, Immigration Biological factors