The development and calibration of a dual X-ray absorptiometer
for estimating carcass composition at abattoir chainspeed.
The influence of tissue depth and composition on the performance of the Lunar dual-energy X-ray absorptiometer
whole body scanning mode.
For determination of potassium, the soil was extracted with Bray's extracting reagent, and the available potassium was measured with an absorptiometer
(Whittles and Little 1950).
Briefly, body composition was measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) on a Hologic dual-energy X-ray absorptiometer
Body composition (lean body mass = LBM, fat mass = FM, and appendicular skeletal muscle = ASM) was assessed at the Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, Iceland, using dual energy X-ray absorptiometer
(DXA, Hologic QDR-2000 plus[R], Hologic Inc., Waltham, MA, USA).
The body composition of the rats was measured using a calibrated, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometer
(DEXA; Norland pDEXA Sabre; Norland Medical Systems Inc., Fort Atkinson, WI, USA).
Williams et al., "Precision of total and regional body fat estimates from dual-energy X-ray absorptiometer
measurements," The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, vol.
Participants were first given a 15-min tour of the lab, during which the functions and applications of equipment (dual energy x-ray absorptiometer
, metabolic cart, BOD POD [TM]) were discussed.
An android-based application is also presented which makes the absorptiometer
accessible via the Internet.