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Efficacy of specific bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA) for assessing body composition in the elderly.

Authors
  • Marini, E
  • Sergi, G
  • Succa, V
  • Saragat, B
  • Sarti, S
  • Coin, A
  • Manzato, E
  • Buffa, R
Type
Published Article
Journal
The journal of nutrition health & aging
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
17
Issue
6
Pages
515–521
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s12603-012-0411-7
PMID: 23732547
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

BIVA should be used with caution for evaluating body composition in the elderly. Specific bioelectrical values proved effective, showing promise as a methodological variant of BIVA, suitable for identifying age-related changes in body fatness.

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