Body Composition Testing

Bod Pod

Body Composition Testing  

The Bod Pod measures body composition fast and accurately using air displacement technology.

BOD POD Highlights:

  • Air displacement is used to determine body volume, body density, and body composition
  • Determines the percentage of body fat by calculating how much air is displaced by the person sitting inside the chamber
  • Has good test-retest reliability
  • Studies show accuracy in correlation with under-water weighing

Bod Pod

What should I wear?

  • Tight fitting shorts and sports bra or
    one- or two-piece bathing suit,
    Spandex short or Speedo

What not to wear?

  • Jewelry
  • Loose clothing

What activities to avoid?

  • Eat or drink 2 hours prior
  • Exercise 2 hours prior

A swim cap must be worn and will be provided . Use restroom if needed prior to the start of the test

Cost: $35.00/test (payment in full is required before any tests are administered.)

Purchase 3 tests get 4th test free of charge.

To schedule a test, contact Taryn Taylor at ttaylor@lorainccc.edu 

 

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