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Article of the months July 2015
Standing position BIA or supine BIA? New answers to an old question.
In this recently published paper from the University of Ljubljana – Slovenia, authors compared leg-to leg BIA and hand-to-leg BIA fat estimates against skinfold thickness, to understand which BIA method is the best for a fast assessment of body fat. A STA /BIA Akern device with Bodygram software was used to assess hand-to-leg measurements. Results indicate that body posture induces changes in Impedance values large enough to significantly affect body fat estimates and found that “compared to the reference SF method, hand-to-leg BIA provides better
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