Anthropometric measures are not accurate predictors of fat mass in ALS.

Posted on 22 June 2017, COSMED News, English, Body Composition, Scientific, BOD POD

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A new article on the Journal of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) shows how anthropometric measurements are not effective to measure fat mass in ALS patients.

New body composition reference charts for preterm infants.

Posted on 09 November 2016, Body Composition, Scientific

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An extremely important study has been published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition providing body composition reference curves for preterm infants.

Preterm infant body composition cannot be accurately determined by weight and length.

Posted on 05 October 2016, Body Composition, Scientific

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A new study determines, using ADP as a validation method, whether any of the anthropometric indices used historically or currently accurately predict body composition in infants.