Table 4

Body fat (%) and fat free mass (kg) by different methods (mean ± SD).

Males (n = 73)

Females (n = 82)


Body Fat (%)

Fat Free Mass (kg)

Body Fat (%)

Fat Free Mass(kg)


ADP a

25.9 ± 6.9

57.9 ± 7.1

36.2 ± 6.5

41.4 ± 6.2

BIA b

25.8 ± 5.9

57.9 ± 6.5

36.1 ± 6.1

41.4 ± 5.9


a ADP: air displacement plethysmography, reference method. b Body composition values calculated with the BIA equation validated in the present study.

Macias et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:18   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-18

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