Body Composition Laboratory Core

The Body Composition Lab (abbreviated from Body Composition, Exercise Physiology, Energy and Metabolism) is a resource providing whole-body assessment and analysis to support a wide-range of cancer research studies. With the state-of-the-art lab equipment, the lab offers services related to body composition, including bone, muscle, and body fat, as well as anthropometric measurements, including height, weight, and waist/hip circumferences. These services are also available to the general public for self-assessment and tracking dietary and physical progress.

Lab Equipment

  1. Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA)
  2. BodPod
  3. 3D Optical Scans
  4. Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis
  5. Muscle Function
  6. Metabolic Assessment (VO2 max, Resting Metabolic Rate, Metabolic Efficiency)
  7. Anthropometric Measurements

More information on the Body Composition Lab

For more information and pricing, please visit the Body Composition website.

For more information on the Shepherd Research Lab (SRL), please visit the SRL website.

Body Composition Lab Equipment

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Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA)

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BodPod

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3D Optical Scans

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Metabolic Assessment (VO2 max,
Resting Metabolic Rate, Metabolic Efficiency)