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A comparison of bioelectrical impedance and near infra-red interactance with dual energy x-ray absorptiometry for the determination of body fat
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - Papers (Archive)
  • Marijka Batterham, University of Wollongong
  • Linda C Tapsell, University of Wollongong
  • Arthur Jenkins, University of Wollongong
RIS ID
8079
Publication Date
1-1-2002
Publication Details

Batterham, M., Tapsell, L. C. & Jenkins, A. (2002). A comparison of bioelectrical impedance and near infra-red interactance with dual energy x-ray absorptiometry for the determination of body fat. Nutrition & Dietetics, 59 (2), 120-126.

Abstract
Objective: To compare measurements of percentage body fat obtained using bioelectrical impedance and near infra-red interactance assessments to those obtained using dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, a reference technique. Design: Cross-sectional, cross-validation study. Percentage body fat was assessed using bioelectrical impedance analysis (Bodystat 1500, Tanita TBF-622 foot-to-foot analysers with proprietary equations and the equation of Kotler and colleagues) and near infra-red interactance (Futrex 1000). Results were compared with a Norland XR-26 dual energy x-ray absorptiometry scanner.
Citation Information
Marijka Batterham, Linda C Tapsell and Arthur Jenkins. "A comparison of bioelectrical impedance and near infra-red interactance with dual energy x-ray absorptiometry for the determination of body fat" (2002) p. 120 - 126
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mbatterham/33/