Body Composition

# of Sites

Sex

Age

Weight


 

Triceps

Pectoral

Midaxilla

Subscapula

Abdomen

Suprailiac

Quadriceps

Density

Lean Weight

Fat Weight

% Fat

Population Average

Score

Rating

Instructions

Enter information in the left column (first two sections); select appropriate menus. Enter values (mm) for appropriate sites (3 or 7) in the middle column. Click "Calculate". Evaluates body composition for adults.

  Male Female
7 site
R
0.9 to 0.915
0.85
SEE
3.5
3.8
3 site
R
0.91
0.84
SEE
3.4
3.9

Jackson AS, Pollock ML (1978). Generalized equations for predicting body density of men. British Journal of Nutrition. 40: 497-504.

Jackson AS, Pollock ML, Ward A (1980). Generalized equations for predicting body density of women. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 12: 175-182.

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