BIA

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BIA

abbr.
1. Bachelor of Industrial Administration
2. Bureau of Indian Affairs

BIA

Bureau of Indian Affairs.
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Body fat mass and body lean mass were calculated as percentages of body weight by bioelectrical impedance analysis of body composition.
Before my appointment with Phoebe, the Wellness Sanctuary's "naturopath", I had to undergo the scary-sounding bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA).
Predicting composition of leg sections with anthropometry and bioelectrical impedance analysis, using magnetic resonance imaging as reference.
Digital scales use bioelectrical impedance analysis to estimate percent body fat.
Body mass of subjects and percent body fat were measured using bioelectrical impedance analysis.
16,17) Bioelectrical impedance analysis is based on the principle that the lean body mass is highly conductive with its water and electrolyte content whereas fat is a poor conductor of the applied current.
It is hoped the new body fat reference curves, developed using bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) technology, will help give more accurate indications of obesity than body mass index (BMI) which looks at weight compared to height.
parent, will plead guilty to charges that the company conspired with medical device manufacturer RJL Sciences to market bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) computer software packages for use in calculating body cell mass and diagnosing AIDS wasting.
A variety of methods can be used, such as air-displacement plethysmography (ADP), bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA), computerized tomography (CT), dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA), hydrostatic (underwater) weighing and near infrared reactance.
The device utilizes the concept of bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA), based on an individual's height, weight, and the strength and speed at which a safe, low-level electrical signal passes through the muscle and fat in the body.
The use of bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) to estimate body composition requires determining the impedance (Z, ohms) that the body offers to the conduction of an applied electrical current (alternating and low level).