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Body surface, body surface calculation
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Body surface, body surface calculation

The body surface area (BSA, from the English Body Surface Area ) is a very important anthropometric parameter; knowing it, it is possible to draw up specific nutritional or pharmacotherapeutic programs (the dosage of certain drugs is expressed in mg per m2 of BSA). Compared to weight, the body surface area represents a better indicator of the metabolic mass, since it is less influenced by the quantity of adipose tissue

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Aerobic Threshold - Aerobic Threshold Calculation

Aerobic threshold In cross-country and middle-distance sports, the calculation of exercise intensity is fundamental to successful training; it is a matter of accurately identifying and measuring some "quantities" or "parameters" that reflect the effectiveness and efficiency of our energy metabolisms
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Lactacid Threshold

Lactic acid threshold: definition and test to measure it Lactacid threshold means the moment of physical performance, or the graphical point of a test, in which the anaerobic lactacid metabolism intervenes massively in support of the aerobic one; this condition results in a lactate production higher than the muscular and systemic disposal capacity (> 3
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BMI calculation

The calculation of the BMI consists in the division of the weight of a subject, expressed in kg, by the square of its height expressed in meters. In an individual 175 cm tall and 70 kg heavy, the BMI calculation is therefore based on the following equation: BMI * = 70 / (1.75) 2 = 22.9 kg / m2 The BMI calculation was first proposed by the Belgian scholar Adolphe Quelet (1796-1874)
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Calculation

The VO2max PREDICTIVE TEST is able to predict indicatively the maximum oxygen consumption of a subject based on the time it takes to complete a specific distance on foot. Note: use the dot as the decimal separator, not the comma; for example enter 5.5 in the distance box to specify 5 kilometers and 500 meters
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Calculation of the ceiling

The indirect calculation of the ceiling is indicated for beginners, children and the elderly. For these subjects it is not recommended to perform maximal tests due to the strong osteoarticular stresses that these involve. Enter the weight lifted expressed in Kg and the number of repetitions completed, click on the calculate button and find out what your maximum is
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Volume conversion

The calculator shown on this page allows you to make volume conversions from one unit of measurement to another. We recall in this regard that the unit of measurement of the volume (space occupied by a body), in the International System of units of measurement, is the cubic meter, which corresponds to the volume enclosed by a cube with sides of length equal to 1 meter
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Test for the measurement of antioxidant power

Essay ABTS It is an analytical method that uses a spectrophotometric measurement to determine the antioxidant capacity of a sample. Using a UV-Vis spectrophotometer, the absorbance of a solution containing the radical ABTS • + is measured, generated by oxidation of the ABST (2, 2'-azinobis (3-ethylbenzothiazolin-6-sulfonate), a colorless substance in the form radicals are colored by absorbing at wavelengths characteristics in the visible range The addition to the solution of ABTS • + of antioxidant molecules, which can act by transferring both hydrogen and an electron, determines the reduct
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Equations of Durnin and Womersley

Message sent by: Monica Hi Monica, The Durnin-Womersley formulas are used to evaluate fat mass especially in those subjects with android-type fatty tissue: ANDROID ADIPOSITY = fat mass concentrated in the face, neck, shoulders and above all in the abdomen above the navel. FEMALES (20-29 years) D (g / ml) = 1
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FITNESS AND WELLNESS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

A little clarity on these terms Maybe you didn't know that: About 25% of deaths from chronic diseases are caused by sedentary life and lack of physical activity. Physical activity is an independent factor for human health: it means that physical activity alone is able to reduce the risk of mortality from any disease
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Lateral trunk flexibility

This test is used to determine the degree of lateral flexibility of the spine. MATERIAL REQUIRED: meter assistant pen, notes PROTOCOL OF EXECUTION: The subject is initially in the position of orthostatism. Keeping the arms at your sides, the individual flexes the torso sideways on the frontal plane. The assistant detects the difference in centimeters between the starting position of the hand and the arrival position at the point of maximum flexion
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