Episode 163: Body composition methods in applied sport practice
With Prof Graeme Close and Prof Kevin Tipton
Episode 163 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s “We Do Science” podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses “Body composition methods in applied sport practice” with Professor Graeme Close (Liverpool John Moores University, UK) and Professor Kevin Tipton (The Institute of Performance Nutrition, UK).
Discussion topics Include:
- Overview of body composition and its Importance to athlete health and performance
- An overview of measurement methodologies that can be used in applied sport for the assessment of body composition
- Practical considerations when using DXA and skinfolds as measures of body composition in applied sport practice
- Conclusions and recommendations for the Field