Thursday, 12 June 2014

IAEA Human Health Series: Body Composition Assessment from Birth to Two Years of Age

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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The IAEA (International Atommic Energy Agency) published a study reviewing body composition assessment techniques from birth to 2 years of age.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Body composition at birth in preterm infants between 30 and 36 weeks gestation

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, PEA POD

indirect calorimetry

A new scientific study appeared on the Pediatric Research Journal confirming the validity and reliability of ADP measurements with the PEA POD on healthy newly born preterm infants.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Exploratory study of the relationship of fat-free mass to speed of brain processing in preterm infants

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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A new study by the University of Minnesota shows a link in preterm infants between fat free mass (FFM) and neural development, with higher FFM resulting in better neural development

Wednesday, 06 November 2013

Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

Is body fat percentage a better measure of undernutrition in newborns than birth weight percentiles?

A new study published on the prestigious Pediatric Research Journal shows that infant morbidity can be predicted more accurately from %fat vs. birth weight.

Thursday, 20 June 2013

Infant body composition in the PEA POD® era: what have we learned and where do we go from here?

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, PEA POD

Infant body composition in the PEA POD® era: what have we learned and where do we go from here?

A new study by the University of Alberta has been published recently summarizing ongoing scientific research activity in infant body composition using the PEA POD.

Thursday, 30 May 2013

Infant Body Composition: The New Frontier in Pediatric Care

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

indirect calorimetry

A new white paper from COSMED shows main scientific evidence on the importance of body composition measurement in infants.

Monday, 27 August 2012

Preterm Birth and Body Composition at Term equivalent Age: a systematic review

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

Preterm Birth and Body Composition at Term equivalent Age: a systematic review

A meta-analysis of scientific studies has been published on the prestigious Pediatrics Journal showing the importance of body composition monitoring in preterm infants.

Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Evaluation of air-displacement plethysmography for body composition assessment in preterm infants

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, PEA POD

Evaluation of air-displacement plethysmography for body composition assessment in preterm infants

A validation study has been published on Obesity Journal showing the accuracy and reliability of the newly introduced Pediatric Option Accessory for measuring body fat % in 2-6 years old with the Bod Pod GS.