Comparison of four methods to assess body composition in black and white athletes.

Abstract

Four methods of assessing body composition were compared in 55 black and 35 white, Division I, American football players. Percent body fat (%BF) was estimated with hydrostatic weighing at residual volume, corrected for race; seven-site skinfolds (7 SF), corrected for race; bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA); and near-infrared spectrophotometry (NIR… (More)

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