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oa South African Medical Journal - A trial of the Ponderax Skinfold Caliper

Volume 47, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-9574

 

Abstract

Skinfold measurements on young men and on young women, with a simple caliper (Ponderax Mark 11), available free to medical practitioners, and with a widely used research caliper (Harpenden), showed good agreement, but at skinfold measurements above 20 mm, it was found desirable to add 5% to the Ponderax reading.

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1973-01-01
2017-08-21

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