Nutrition study guid

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Nutrition study guid
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2011-12-04 23:14:51
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  1. Name all sites mentioned on skinfold handout
    • 1) Abdominal - vertical fold, 2 cm to right of belly button
    • 2) Triceps - vertical fold, midway between acromion and olecronan process
    • 3) Biceps - vertical fold over belly of the bicep muscle
    • 4) Pectorial - Diagonal fold, one half (men) one third (women) between nipple and axillary
    • 5) Medial Calf - Vertical fold, at the maximum circumference of the calf on the midline of its medial border
    • 6) Midaxillary - Vertical fold, on the midaxillary line at the level of the xiphoid process of the sternum
    • 7) Subscapular - Diagonal fold, 1-2 cm below the inferior angle of the scapula
    • 8) Suprailiac - Diagonal fold, in line with the natural angle of the iliac crest taken in the anterior axillary line immediately superior to the iliac crest
    • 9) Thigh - Vertical fold, on the anterior midline of the thigh, midway between the proximal border of the patella and the inguinal crease
  2. 3 site test for men?
    • 1) Diagonal fold at pectorial
    • 2) Vertical fold at abdominal
    • 3) Vertical fold at thigh
  3. 3 site test for women?
    • 1) Vertical fold at tricep
    • 2) Diagonal fold at suprailiac
    • 3) Vertical fold at thigh
  4. Procedure for taking body fat
    • 1) all measurements made on right side with subject standing upright
    • 2) Caliper should be placed directly on skin's surface, 1 cm away from fingers, half way between crest and base, perpindicular to skinfold
    • 3) Pinch should be maintained while reading caliper
    • 4) Wait 1-2 seconds (not longer) before reading caliper
    • 5) Take duplicate measurements and start over if they are not within 1-2mm
    • 6) Rotate through sites and allow time for skin to regain normal texture and thickness
  5. Measurements should be made on which side of the body?
    Right side
  6. Should calipers or skin be released first?
    Calipers, releasing skin first would cause pinching
  7. Name the 3 diagonal folds
    • 1) Chest
    • 2) Suprailiac
    • 3) Subscapular
  8. Determining target body weight at different % fat
    • = lean body mass
    • 1 - %bodyfat desired
  9. Protein requirements in different athletes
    • Endurance = 1.2 - 1.4 g/kg
    • Resistance = 1.6 - 1.8 g/kg
    • Average = 0.8

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