sports performance testing & research Institute
full Body Composition
Body composition scans are used to evaluate a person's weight by breaking it down into its core components of body fat, muscle mass, bone density, and body water. A body composition scan provides a comprehensive snapshot of your bodies makeup providing us with the information of what's happening inside your body. Scans may help us determine if your training regiment is actually making you stronger or faster.
Why would you do this test? The full body composition test, provides an accurate, in-depth body composition analysis of your fat, muscle, bone and water mass. This can be used to identify health risks and pinpoint problems in the body before they occur and track performance improvements.
Who is this test recommended for? A full body composition scan is recommended for every athlete of any age regardless of the sport they play or they compete in.
How often should you repeat this test? A full body composition is recommended to be completed every month to track the progress. Identifying increases in percentages of muscle mass, body fat and water levels are critical to determine if your training is on the right path.
Which body parts are or can be tested? A full body composition test is a snapshot of the athletes muscle mass, body fat, bone density and water levels.
What are the results of this test? The results of each test is compared to the previous tests to help guide the athlete. By understanding what is changing inside their body makeup they are better able to direct training to more quickly improve performance.
What does this help to improve? By improving muscle mass, bone density and water levels athletes are able to reduce injuries while at the same time improve performance.