MODERN TRENDS FOR FAT ASSESSMENT
Ms. Kiran and Mr. Pradeep Kumar Awasthi
This study focuses on modern trends for fat assessment techniques which are frequently used in assessment of fat. Our study consist of six fat assessment techniques (Caliper body fat testing, Hydrostatic body fat testing, Bio-impedance body fat testing, Infrared interactance, Bod pod body fat testing, Duel energy x-ray absorptiometry body fat testing). After a deep study of available literature we pointed out most accurate technique and widely used as per the need of an individual. Dexa scan is accurate technique but with certain limitation in practicability, whereas skin fold measurement technique is widely use technique detail discussion done on advantages and disadvantage of modern fat assessment techniques.
Keywords: Caliper, Hydro-Densitometry, Hydrostatic and X-Ray.
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