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Bioelectric Impedance Analysis (BIA)

Analysis of the composition of the human body based on the results of a bioelectric impedance (BIA) measurement combined with parameters such as weight, height, age, gender, ethnicity, waist circumference, etc.

Bioelectric impedance measurement

Measuring the electrical resistance (impedance) of the human body by means of multiple micro-signals passed through the body via electrode contacts.

Bioelectric impedance vector analysis

Graphical display of the results of a bioelectric impedance measurement.

Body Composition Chart

Graphical representation of fat mass in relation to fat-free mass in a two-axis system.
(cf. seca mBCA printouts)

Body mass index

Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women, calculated by dividing their weight in kilograms by the square of their height inmetres.