Body Composition Laboratory Services

Research Services

Below are some of the areas we can help researchers with for their studies.  For a more detailed listing of measurements, please view the Body Composition Lab Price List.

The Body Composition Lab can help with studies that involve:

  1. Body composition analysis
  2. Bone density assessment
  3. Respiratory gas analysis (Resting Metabolic Rate and VO2 max)
  4. 3D Optical whole-body imaging
  5. Functional fitness
  6. Isokinetic and Isometric muscle strength assessment
  7. Liver ultrasound
  8. Doubly labeled (deuterium and 18O) stable isotope dilution of water

Researchers are using the Body Composition Lab for studies on:

  1. Obesity
  2. Sarcopenia
  3. Osteoporosis
  4. Diabetes

Personal Assessment Services

Knowing your current level of fitness and health is the first step in developing a plan for improvement.  From elite athletes to people just starting out, the Body Composition lab can help to:

  1. Learn how many calories your body burns at rest
  2. Assess your body composition
  3. Establish a baseline fitness level for future fitness goals
  4. Find out your maximum heart rate
  5. Use this information to tailor your exercise program

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact our Lab Manager or visit the Body Composition Lab website.