Includes an 8 skinfold measurements which can be used to estimate percentage body fat, along with 5 girth measurements, and weight and height.
Body composition is the measurement of body size and proportions. An ISAK (International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry) accredited member of staff would take measurements including: height and weight, skinfold thickness and circumferences. Having an awareness of your body composition can be important for both health and performance and can be used to track changes over time. From a health perspective, having a body composition which is greater than normal has been shown to increase the likelihood of obesity-related diseases. Yet, from an athlete’s perspective, having an optimal body composition for your sport can contribute to peak performance. After your assessment you will be provided with a detailed written report, with further verbal feedback if required. Prior to purchasing, please contact the Exercise Physiology Team at [email protected] to arrange your appointment. Once you have purchased the assessment, a pre-questionnaire will be emailed to you.