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LipoWise: A New Generation of Skinfold Calipers

@article{Quintas2015LipoWiseAN,
  title={LipoWise: A New Generation of Skinfold Calipers},
  author={Manuel Rodrigues Quintas and Tiago Faustino Andrade and Maria Teresa Restivo and Maria de F{\'a}tima Chouzal and Teresa Freitas Amaral},
  journal={Sensors \& Transducers},
  year={2015},
  volume={185},
  pages={162-169}
}
The skinfold caliper is a non-invasive anthropometric technique regularly used to assess the nutritional status of clinical and non-clinical individual samples for evaluation of body composition percentage. A skinfold caliper allows obtaining important anthropometrical data using a simple and portable tool, with a non-invasive and cost-effective procedure. Using regression equations, the skinfolds thickness measurement allows estimating the individual body fat. However, this approach has some… Expand
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