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Brock Laschowski, Naser Mehrabi and John McPhee

a height of 0.19 m. 9 Table 1 Body segment parameters of the Paralympic wheelchair curler as experimentally measured using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry 8 Parameter Head and Neck Torso Upper Arm Forearm Hand Length (m) 0.265 ± 0.005 0.588 ± 0.008 0.291 ± 0.005 0.276 ± 0.002 0.123 ± 0.002 Mass (kg

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Job Fransen, Stephen Bush, Stephen Woodcock, Andrew Novak, Dieter Deprez, Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones, Roel Vaeyens and Matthieu Lenoir

considerable exposure to radiation or may be considered invasive in some cultures. Therefore, more recently dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry has been used as an alternative to the X-ray method ( 25 ) as it only exposes participants to one-tenth of the radiation dose ( 9 ) or about 0.001 mSv, with the average

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Bryan Holtzman, Adam S. Tenforde, Allyson L. Parziale and Kathryn E. Ackerman

’s Institutional Review Board. Informed consent was obtained from participants ≥18 years old and parents of participants <18 years old; participants <18 years old provided informed assent. Retrospective chart review assessed BMD and body fat (measured by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry [DXA]), laboratory

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Ammar Nebigh, Mohamed Elfethi Abed, Rihab Borji, Sonia Sahli, Slaheddine Sellami, Zouhair Tabka and Haithem Rebai

/m 2 ). The total LM and total fat mass (kg) were measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry whole-body densitometry. Densitometric Measurements Whole-body and regional measurements of BMD and BMC were determined using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (software version 3.6; Lunar Prodigy, Madison, WI

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M. Travis Byrd, Jonathan Robert Switalla, Joel E. Eastman, Brian J. Wallace, Jody L. Clasey and Haley C. Bergstrom

-body dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan. After the body-composition assessments, the subjects completed a familiarization session for the CP 3-minute all-out test (CP 3MT ). The second visit involved the determination of CP and AWC from the CP 3MT . CP was defined as the mean power output over the

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Whitney A. Welch, Scott J. Strath, Michael Brondino, Renee Walker and Ann M. Swartz

was used to test for change in diet prior to each visit. Body Composition Total body 3-compartment body composition was measured using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry to determine total fat-free mass (GE Lunar Prodigy; GE Healthcare, Madison, WI). Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry has been shown to be

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Trent Stellingwerff

, and Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Assessments Anthropometrics over the 9-year period were measured by the same Level I practitioner according to the 2006 International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK) protocols ( Marfell-Jones et al., 2006 ). The practitioner’s average

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Mynor Rodriguez-Hernandez, Jeffrey S. Martin, David D. Pascoe, Michael D. Roberts and Danielle W. Wadsworth

the study duration. The study protocol is illustrated in Figure  1 . Figure 1 —Study protocol. CGMS indicates continuous glucose monitoring system; EX, exercise testing protocol; Fp, finger prick; iDXA, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry; Std, standardized; 2 mb, 2-minute break; 5 mb, 5-minute break

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Terri Graham-Paulson, Claudio Perret and Victoria Goosey-Tolfrey

from a V ˙ O 2 peak test (3 weeks prior to Visit 1) and a dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry scan (Lunar iDXA; GE Healthcare, Buckinghamshire, UK; during the study) to enable greater understanding of the athlete’s training status. The athlete completes a 20-km handcycling TT in the laboratory every 3

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Chantal A. Vella, Erin D. Michos, Dorothy D. Sears, Mary Cushman, Rachel B. Van Hollebeke, Michelle M. Wiest and Matthew A. Allison

between television time and muscle mass measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in older adults. Our data are consistent with Gianoudis et al 6 and extend the literature by investigating abdominal muscle area and density, which are strongly correlated with total body muscle mass, 18 , 19 and