Total Body's Muscle Mess Lab Report

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Can we estimate the total body’s muscle mess by skinfold technique? Introduction: Measuring the amount of active tissues such as muscles is vital in distinguishing the severity of syndrome such as Energy protein malnutrition (EPM) / cachexia and UNDER NURISHMENT statue of the children’s age 3-7 (Kuriyan et al., 2008).methods such as MRI and CT scan can accurately measure the body‘s muscle mess but these methods are very expensive and they are very difficult to use for a larger population.(Kuriyan et al.,2004) The use of anthropometric measurement such as measuring the arms muscle area (AMA) and the muscle circumferences (Cm) in addition to calculating the triceps skinfold thickness can provide the predicting equation, which can be used for

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