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Body composition is a term used to describe the percentages of fat, bone, and muscle tissues in human bodies. Body composition can be measured by a DXA test which is both accurate and convenient. A DXA body composition measures absolute or percentage of fat mass, lean mass and bone mineral mass.How can you check your body composition?
Body composition can also be measured using the skin fold test, which is performed using a tool called a caliper. It can be done in nine steps: Take measurements on the right side of the body. Mark client up. Pinch skin (KM) above mark. Pull fat away from muscles. Place caliper halfway between top and bottom of mark.