What Is Body Composition? - Definition, Tests & Examples


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Which two factors are compared when determining body composition?

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1. Lean mass includes which of the following?

2. The BOD POD uses air displacement to measure which characteristic of a person?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The purpose of this quiz and worksheet is to provide questions on topics like factors of body composition, lean mass, and the measurements of the BOD POD, calipers, and bioelectrical impedance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can count on being examined on:

  • The factors of body composition
  • Components of lean mass
  • What the BOD POD measures
  • The measurements of calipers
  • Specific measurements of bioelectrical impedance

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the ways in which body composition are measured
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the makeup of lean mass
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the determining factors of body composition

Additional Learning

Go ahead and give our related lesson, What Is Body Composition? - Definition, Tests & Examples, a read. By doing so you'll learn more about:

  • Body composition's definition
  • Fat versus lean mass
  • Examples of body composition
  • Ways in which body composition is analyzed