adipometer

ad·i·pom·e·ter

(ad'i-pom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for determining the thickness of the skin.
[adipo- + G. metron, measure]

adipometer

[ad′ipom′ətər]
an instrument for measuring the thickness of a skin area as a guide for calculating the amount of subcutaneous fat.
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Lange caliper skinfolds were measured by a sports science professional, and Adipometer caliper skinfolds were measured by a family physician.
For skinfolds measurement a scientific Sanny[R] adipometer (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and standard protocol were used (29,30).
13) Skinfolds were measured by using an adipometer under the brand Lange[R] (Beta Technology Inc.
Body fat mass was assessed by the measurements of seven skinfold (chest, mid-axillary, supra-iliac, abdomen, triceps, sub-scapular and thigh) with a scientific adipometer accurate to 1mm (CESCORF, Porto Alegre, Brazil).
Body fat percentage (BF%) was determined from the sum of triceps and subscapular skinfolds measured by a SANNY[R] scientific adipometer with an accuracy of 0.
Body fat percentage (BF%) was determined from the sum of triceps and subscapular skinfolds measured using a SANNY[R] scientific adipometer with an accuracy of 0.
The skinfold thickness was measured using a Lange (Lange[C], Washington, USA) adipometer to estimate body density using the predictive equation proposed by Slaughter et al.
Fat percentage was determined by an adipometer (Lange[R], USA) through triceps and subscapular skinfolds measurements, as previously described by Slaughter et al.
1cm precision and; Lange[R] adipometer developed by Cambridge Scientific Industries, USA.