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Definition of Skin calipers

Skin calipers: A simple method for determining the lean body mass. This method involves measuring the skinfold thickness of the layer of fat just under the skin in several parts of the body with calipers. The results are then calculated and the percentage of body fat is determined. Skin calipers can yield inaccurate results in inexperienced operators.

QUESTION

An average adult has about ________ square feet of skin. See Answer
Reviewed on 12/21/2018
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