Chapter 30. Body Composition Assessment in the Young Athlete

  1. Helge Hebestreit and
  2. Oded Bar-Or
  1. Timothy G. Lohman,
  2. Scott B. Going and
  3. Bradley R. Herrin

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch30

The Young Athlete

The Young Athlete

How to Cite

Lohman, T. G., Going, S. B. and Herrin, B. R. (2007) Body Composition Assessment in the Young Athlete, in The Young Athlete (eds H. Hebestreit and O. Bar-Or), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696255.ch30

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156479

Online ISBN: 9780470696255



  • body composition;
  • young athlete;
  • adolescents;
  • densitometry;
  • plethysmography


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Two component and multicomponent models

  • Establishing Body Fat Ranges for Athletic Youth

  • Estimation of Minimal Weight in Athletes

  • Population-Specific Anthropometric Equations for other Athletic Groups

  • Conclusions

  • References