Body density or fat free mass was measured by hydrostatic weighing in a therapeutic pool.
What does BD stand for?
BD stands for Body Density (body compostion analysis)
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Body density decreased markedly at ecdysis, but was also influenced by ration and temperature particularly in nonmolters; the effect of ration on body density in nonmolters was highly significant.
This reliability study of BOD POD data, based on duplicate measures on 50 adults with two units in the same laboratory found no clinically significant differences in body density and per cent body fat measures between and within units and no significant contribution to differences by subject characteristics.
Starlings, otherwise known as "feathered bullets" because of their high body density, numbered 60 when they were introduced to North America in 1890.
A calculation helps to determine body density, including percentage of body fat.