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A comparison of body composition across two phases of the menstrual cycle utilizing dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, air displ

Principle/Accuracy
Author
Hicks CS et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2017

Country : USA

Journal : International Journal of Exercise Science

The purpose of this investigation was to utilize several different technologies to compare body composition results across two phases of the menstrual cycle, and to investigate whether being on hormonal birth control or not has any effect on results. The secondary purpose was to determine if body satisfaction or perception of fluid retention differed across phases or between groups. A total of 39 females with a mean age of 26±7 yrs were included in the study, 15 were on hormonal birth control (BC) and 24 were not (non-BC). Participants …
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