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Written by Davey Jenkins   
Wednesday, 06 February 2013 00:00

Sports Therapy Scotland Total Body Analysis

This service is very popular amongst BJJ, MMA, Thai , Boxing and Kick Boxing athletes who have to meet specified weights divisions several times a year. This is a fantastic way of monitoring and keeping a record throughout the year. Important factors such as Bodyfat % compared to total body weight, Hydration Level, Resting Heart Rate, Blood pressure levels and lung function (efficiency test) - are all measured using clinically calibrated equipment.  Advice on current training , diet etc can be modified if neccessary on the results gained from the assessment.


Starting a fitness programme?  Then this is for you!

With the football season finishing in May now is the time to measure the players and it gives a real time measurement that can be referred to in pre-season.
This service is ideal for everyone in society and all age groups.If you are starting a fitness programme and would like a base measurement / starting point,then this is a must for you. Seeing a print out of the results is great motivational tool.

Sports Therapy Scotland can add other tests if required such as sit and reach to measure hamstring flexibility , Multi Stage Fitness Test (Bleep Test),Power vertical Jump Test, Agility Test and others to make the assessment specific to your needs.
Get in touch to discuss your requirements and book a Sports Therapy Scotland Total Body Analysis, for you , your gym or to offer to your clients.
All results will be explained in Plain English.

Types of Measurements taken in the Sports Therapy Scotland Total Body Analysis

Below are some of the measurements that will be taken during a session.(Approximately 45minutes)


      The Bodystat®1500 measures/calculates


  • Total Body Weight
  • Body Fat % and Fat Weight
  • Lean Mass % and Body Lean Mass
  • Total Weight Body Water % and Body Water*
  • Plus Normal Levels
  • Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)
  • BMR/Body Weight
  • Average Daily Calorie Requirement
  • Body Mass Index - Plus Normal Range
  • Impedance Values at 50kHz

      Omron Blood Pressure Measurement

  • Resting Heart Rate
  • Systolic Blood Pressure Reading
  • Diastolic Blood Pressure Reading
  • Digital Spirometer
    .

       Micro Spirometer Lung Fuction Assessment


  • FEV1 - This is the amount of anir you can blow out within one second. With normal lungs and airways you can normally blow out most of the air from your lungs within one second.
  • FVC - The total amount of air that you blow out in one breath.
  • FEV1 Divided by FVC (FEV1/FVC). Of the total amount of air that you can blow out in one breath, this is the proportion that you can blow out in one second.
  • PEFR - peak expiratory flow rate is a person's maximum speed of expiration, as measured with a peak flow meter, a small, hand-held device used to monitor a person's ability to breathe out air. It measures the airflow through the bronchi and thus the degree of obstruction in the airways.



 

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