Journal of Sports Medicine / 2018 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

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

Table 7

Body fat percentage differences (equation − DXA) from anthropometric equations (developed in nonathletic populations) statistically similar to DXA.

Author equationMean95% limits of agreement

Ball(−3.4 to 3.1)
Wilmore(−3.9 to 3.0)
Durnin-R1.4(−2.3 to 5.1)
Van der Ploeg1.3(−2.4 to 5.1)
Durnin-W1.1(−3.0 to 5.2)
Lean0.2(−4.5 to 5.0)
Garcia0.3(−4.7 to 5.2)

Equations are listed from the narrowest to the widest limits of agreement. DXA, dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. Significant correlation ().