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Body Composition Lab

The Body Composition Lab enables accurate assessment of body composition analysis in support of the Sport & Exercise awards programme

Body composition is used to describe the percentage of fat, bone, water and muscle in the human body and is widely assessed for both health and sports performance reasons. There are several methods available for analysing body composition and the Body Composition lab houses 2 analysers that allow the assessment of body composition via air displacement plethysmography and bio-impedance analysis.

The lab is used for undergraduate and post graduate learning, research and enterprise activities.

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