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Unread 09-22-2016, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by BenK View Post
Great article. I had some issues with the results (like most people it seems) after having my DEXA scan. It seems they are using some altered algorithm to calibrate the results - basically if your report says "NHANES BCA calibration" you will typically have higher BF%

I've found this recently: - last two slides describe the calibration and compare results with and without the NHANES.
I'll have to check out those slides later. Maybe this is why my body fat kept coming up as 14% from the hospital's DEXA even though I was <10% (estimated 7 - 9 on both of these forums). I highly doubt their DEXA for bone density scans was calibrated for "athletes".
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