Confused about which body composition assessment and tool is most appropriate for you clientele. Dr. Tim Lohman will discuss the advantages and limitations of body fat measurement techniques and devises including skin folds, bioelectrical impedance, BMI, body fat measuring scales, underwater weighing, ultra sound and DEXA scanning. Use the best techniques and tools to give your clients the most accurate measurements!
Course Objectives:Explain how body composition assessment can provide useful information to the practitioner and client.Appropriately assess and report results of body composition assessments.Identify errors in assessing body composition.Evaluate new methods for assessing body composition.Select the best body composition method appropriate for the purpose of the assessment.Determine minimum weight estimates in the athletic population and outline benefits.
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