Thursday, 12 June 2014

IAEA Human Health Series: Body Composition Assessment from Birth to Two Years of Age

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indirect calorimetry

The IAEA (International Atommic Energy Agency) published a study reviewing body composition assessment techniques from birth to 2 years of age.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Body composition at birth in preterm infants between 30 and 36 weeks gestation

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A new scientific study appeared on the Pediatric Research Journal confirming the validity and reliability of ADP measurements with the PEA POD on healthy newly born preterm infants.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Test-Retest reliability of the BOD POD: The effect of multiple assessments

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A new validation study of the BOD POD has been published on the Perceptual & Motor Skills Journal confirming the test-retest reliability of the device.

Monday, 24 March 2014

A Test of Validity of a New Open-Circuit Indirect Calorimeter (Quark RMR validation)

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A new validation study on Quark RMR was published by Pennsylvania State University researchers on the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN).

Friday, 14 March 2014

Indirect calorimetry in the assessment of the energy requirement in overweight and obese women

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A new study from the Polish Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS – SGGW) assesses the validity of Fitmate PRO in measuring energy expenditure at rest of obese women.

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Resting Energy Expenditure in Critically Ill Burns Patients

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A study by the Australian Alfred Hospital focused on the importance of the measurement of Resting Energy Expenditure of burn patients using indirect calorimetry.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Exploratory study of the relationship of fat-free mass to speed of brain processing in preterm infants

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A new study by the University of Minnesota shows a link in preterm infants between fat free mass (FFM) and neural development, with higher FFM resulting in better neural development

Wednesday, 06 November 2013

Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?

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Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?

A new study published on the prestigious Pediatric Research Journal shows that infant morbidity can be predicted more accurately from %fat vs. birth weight.

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