Body Composition and RMR Laboratory - Coastal Carolina University
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Body Composition and Metabolism Laboratory

In the Body Composition and Metabolism LaboratoryExercise and Sport Science students can experience multiple industry standard methods of measuring muscle mass and fat mass in humans. This laboratory also contains equipment to measure resting caloric expenditure and the percentage of carbohydrates and fats used to make energy. The Body Composition and Metabolism Laboratory has researched college-aged students and collegiate athletes to understand the fuel requirements in these populations. 

Equipment

  • ParvoMedics TrueMax 2400™ Metabolic Measurement System
  • Resting Metabolic Rate Dilution System
  • BodPod by Life Measurement Inc.
  • RJL Quantum IV Body Composition Analyzer