oa South African Medical Journal - A trial of the Ponderax Skinfold Caliper
|Article Title||A trial of the Ponderax Skinfold Caliper|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Physiology and Medical Biochemistry, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||125 - 127|
|Keyword(s)||Anthropology, Ponderax Skinfold Caliper and Skinfold measurement|
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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