The GOLD Standard in Body Composition Measurement

The end of body composition methodology research?

Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2005 Nov;8(6):591-4.

Heymsfield SB, Pietrobelli A, Wang Z, Saris WH.


The end of the first phase of body composition method development has now arrived: all major components are measurable in vivo. The accessibility of these methods is stimulating rapid advances in biological knowledge surrounding human body composition from in utero to old age. Sustaining advances in new body composition method development will require extending the boundaries of the field as it now exists.

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