Journal of Sports Medicine / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Accuracy of Anthropometric Equations for Estimating Body Fat in Professional Male Soccer Players Compared with DXA

Table 2

Analyzed anthropometric equations (developed in nonathletic populations).

AuthorEquation

Durnin-R [34]BD = 1.161 − (0.0632 log [B, T, Sb, IC])
Durnin-W [35]18-19 y → BD = 1.162 − (0.063 log [B, T, Sb, IC])
20–29 y → BD = 1.1631 − (0.0632 log [B, T, Sb, IC])
30–39 y → BD = 1.1422 − (0.0544 log [B, T, Sb, IC])
Jackson 3SKF [36]BD = 1.10938 − (0.0008267 [Ch, Ab, Th]) + (0.0000016 [Ch, Ab, Th]2) − (0.0002574 Age)
Jackson 7SKF [36]BD = 1.112 − (0.00043499 [Ch, Ax, T, Sb, Ab, IC, Th]) + (0.00000055 [Ch, Ax, T, Sb, Ab, IC, Th]2) − (0.00028826 Age)
Katch [37]BD = 1.09665 − (0.00103 T) − (0.00056 Sb) − (0.00054 Ab)
Lean [38]BD = 1.1862 − (0.0684 log [B, T, Sb, IC]) − (0.000601 Age)
Lohman [39]BD = 1.0982 − (0.000815 [T, Sb, Ab]) + (0.0000084 [T, Sb, Ab]2)
Nagamine [40]BD = 1.0913 − (0.00116 [T, Sb])
Pollock [41]BD = 1.09716 − (0.00065 Ch) − (0.00055 Sb) − (0.0008 Th)
Sloan [42]BD = 1.1043 − (0.001327 Th) − (0.00131 Sb)
Wilmore [43]BD = 1.08543 − (0.000886 Ab) − (0.0004 Th)
Ball [44]BF% = 0.465 + (0.18 [Ch, Ax, T, Sb, Ab, IC, Th]) − (0.0002406 [Ch, Ax, T, Sb, Ab, IC, Th]2)+ (0.06619 Age)
Eston [45]BF% = (0.12 [B, T, Sb, IC]) + (0.36 [Ca, Th]) + 1.61
Leahy [46]BF% = (Age 0.1) + (7.6 log T) + (8.8 log Ax) + (11.9 log Sp) − 11.3
Peterson [47]BF% = 20.94878 + (0.1166 Age) − (0.11666 Height) + (0.42696 [T, Sb, IC, Th]) − (0.00159 [T, Sb, IC, Th] 2)
Van der Ploeg [48]BF% = (0.183 [T, Sb, B, IC, Sp, Ab, Th, Ca, Ax]) + (0.098 Age) − (0.00021 [T, Sb, B, IC, Sp, Ab, Th, Ca, Ax]2) − 0.85
Garcia [49]BFM = (WC 0.397) + (6.568 [log T + log Sb + log Ab]) − 40.75

BF%: body fat percentage; Ab: abdomen skinfold; Ax: axilla skinfold; B: biceps skinfold; BD: body density; BFM: body fat mass (kg); Ca: calf skinfold; Ch: chest skinfold; IC: iliac crest skinfold; Sb: subscapular skinfold; SKF: skinfolds; Sp: supraspinal skinfold; T: triceps skinfold; Th; thigh skinfold; WC: waist circumference (cm); y: years. All skinfolds are in millimeters, unless otherwise stated. Age: years. Height: centimeters.