06 Agosto 2012

US female footballer tested with BOD POD and K4b2 before the 2012 Olympics

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US female footballer tested with BOD POD and K4b2 before the 2012 Olympics

US TV Fox Sports dedicated a special report "Summer Games Technology and Business Report" dedicated on the importance of sport nutrition for athletes participating to the 2012 Olympics.

The impact of nutrition on performance was analysed by Asket Jeukendrup of the Gatorade Sport Science Institute (GSSI). Among the tested athletes was interviewed Abby Wamback, Team USA Women's Soccer, Gold medal in the 2004 Olympic games and going to participate to the 2012 London Games.

Abby underwent different tests to assess her nutritional status, among them body composition (with Bod Pod) and functional capacity and VO2max (with K4b2).

See the online video at the following link: click here


Founded in 1980, COSMED is a privately owned company manufacturing Cardio Pulmonary and Metabolic Diagnostic Equipment. COSMED products include a full range of Spirometers, Pulmonary Function, Body Composition, Nutritional Assessment and Cardio Pulmonary Exercise systems, including Electrocardiographs, Ergometers and Assessment Software. COSMED solutions are aimed for either professional or medical use for many different applications like: Hospital, Clinics, Primary Care, University & Education in Human Physiology, Clinical Nutrition, Commercial Weight Management, Human Performance Centers, Sport Institutions and Health Club Industry. COSMED Headquarters are located in the province of Rome, Italy. COSMED has subsidiaries in the USA, China and Germany, and distributes its products internationally through a constantly growing distributor network covering more than 70 countries.