Validation of tetrapolar bioelectrical impedance method to assess human body composition.

  title={Validation of tetrapolar bioelectrical impedance method to assess human body composition.},
  author={Henry C Lukaski and William W. Bolonchuk and C. B. Hall and William A. Siders},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={60 4},
This study was conducted to validate the relationship between bioelectrical conductance (ht2/R) and densitometrically determined fat-free mass, and to compare the prediction errors of body fatness derived from the tetrapolar impedance method and skinfold thicknesses, relative to hydrodensitometry. One-hundred and fourteen male and female subjects, aged 18-50 yr, with a wide range of fat-free mass (34-96 kg) and percent body fat (4-41%), participated. For males, densitometrically determined fat… 

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