Validation of Methods to Estimate Body Fat

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University of Wisconsin, Madison Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: April 19, 2007
Last verified: April 2007

The purpose of this study is to evaluate various methods for estimating body composition in human subjects. Each subject is evaluated by several methods that are then compared to a criterion value. We hypothesize that the prediction method will yield the same result as the criterion value. The risks to subjects are minimal and all techniques are routinely performed.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Validation of Methods to Estimate Body Fat

Further study details as provided by University of Wisconsin, Madison:

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: November 1998
Study Completion Date: August 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy male and female (pre-menopausal) volunteers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • post-menopausal and pregnant women
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00205218

United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Principal Investigator: Randy Clark University of Wisconsin, Madison
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00205218     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M-1998-0373
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: April 19, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board processed this record on March 26, 2015