Assessment of total and segmental body composition in spinal cord-injured athletes in okayama prefecture of Japan

@article{Inukai2006AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of total and segmental body composition in spinal cord-injured athletes in okayama prefecture of Japan},
  author={Yoshihide Inukai and Kayo Takahashi and D Wang and Shohei Kira},
  journal={Acta medica Okayama},
  year={2006},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={99-106}
}
This study assessed total and segmental distribution of fat mass (FM) in athletes with spinal cord injury (SCI) and examined the relationships between segmental distribution of fat mass and age, injury level, athletic history, and training load in order to provide useful information for improvements in their physical strength and training. Twenty-five male athletes with SCI participated in the study. The whole bone composition was measured by a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) method for… CONTINUE READING

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