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The measurement of human adipose tissue mass

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. William I. Morse1,
  2. J. Stuart Soeldner2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050165

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Morse, W. I. and Soeldner, J. S. 2011. The measurement of human adipose tissue mass. Comprehensive Physiology. 653–659.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

  2. 2

    Harvard University Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    The Composition of at in Obese and Normally Nourished Subjects
  • 2
    The Composition of Nab in Obese and Normally Nourished Subjects
  • 3
    Assumptions Associated with the Estimation of at from Measurements of TBW Alone, Density Alone, Extracellular Volume, Total Body K or Fat Mass by Inert Gas Absorption
    • 3.1
      Total Body Water
    • 3.2
      Body Density
    • 3.3
      Extracellular Water
    • 3.4
      Total Body K
  • 4
    Body Fat by Inert Gas Absorption
  • 5
    Error Associated with Methods for the Indirect Estimation of at
    • 5.1
      Simultaneous Total Body Water and Body Density
    • 5.2
      Total Body Water Alone
    • 5.3
      Density Alone
    • 5.4
      Extracellular Volume
    • 5.5
      Total Body K
    • 5.6
      Gas Absorption
    • 5.7
      Uses for Measurements of at Mass