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Harpenden Skinfold Caliper
The Harpenden Skinfold Caliper is a precision instrument designed for use in the performance of skinfold thickness measurements from which estimates of body fat are derived. The use of this instrument has been well established and documented over the past 40 years.
Your purchase includes the evaluation and meaning of body composition, how to set and use the Harpenden Skinfold Caliper, taking skinfold measurements, determining desired fat levels, tables for body fat % versus skinfold thickness in males and females of all ages based on the Dumin and Womerley systems, and body density equations.
Various researchers have put forward equations which are used with skinfold thickness alone, or in connection with other measurements such as body circumference or limb lengths. Two of the most common sets of equations used are attributable to Durnin and Womerrsley and to Jackson and Pollack. The results obtained from the equation are subsequently used in the Siri equation to calculate body fat.
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