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2014-01-28 23:27:26

QuickMedical, the leading west coast distributor of the seca mBCA514, received seca representatives at its corporate headquarters for specialized sales training on the gold standard body composition analyzer. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 QuickMedical's sales force recently received in depth, personalized training on the seca mBCA514. Greg Dudra, National Director, Medical Body Composition for seca demonstrated in detail how to use the body composition analyzer. This in-depth...

2012-07-31 23:03:44

Setting specific fitness goals is crucial to attaining one's ideal body image. CKO Kickboxing's 10 Week Challenge is geared towards helping individuals lose weight through a goal-oriented regimen which involves goal setting, nutrition coaching and kickboxing. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Building a dream home is both exciting and challenging. First, the house must be visualized and designed with as much specific detail as possible. It then requires a lot of planning and tracking of...

2010-10-12 07:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Stayhealthy, Inc. an innovative, privately owned health solutions company in health and fitness measurement, announced that it will join Hooper Holmes at Forum 10, the leading conference in wellness, prevention and chronic care management October 13-15 to offer real time screenings to thousands of healthcare decision makers. Earlier this year, Stayhealthy announced the adoption .of its Stayhealthy Total Body Composition Management System(TM) into...

2010-06-18 09:49:00

MONROVIA, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A University of Southern California study appearing in the current issue of peer-review journal, Nutrition Research reports that the user-friendly, Web-native Stayhealthy BC1 System offers clinical-grade body composition analysis comparable to the most rigorous clinical tools. According to the company, the study's findings open the door to a new, far more effective and engaging model for health and fitness measurement, reporting body composition...

2010-06-09 08:00:00

MONROVIA, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Stayhealthy, Inc. an innovative, privately owned health solutions company in health and fitness measurement, announced the adoption of its Stayhealthy Total Body Composition Management System(TM) into the offerings of Hooper Holmes, a leading provider of risk assessment services for the insurance industry. The Hooper Holmes' Health and Wellness Division provides complete biometric screening services for Health and Care Management companies. The...

2009-12-31 15:35:00

RIDGEWOOD, N.J., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's Digital Imaging of Ridgewood (WDI), has begun using Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA), a technology developed to screen for osteoporosis (bone loss), to measure body fat in patients who want a more accurate method of establishing goals and measuring results for weight management and fitness programs. While Body Mass Index (BMI) has been a standard measuring tool, it does not distinguish muscle from fat. DXA analysis measures the...

2009-06-11 06:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a two-year clinical study at the University of Southern California, Stayhealthy introduced their next generation body composition analysis technology at Microsoft's Connected Health Conference. The technology accurately measures body composition, comes in various forms depending on the need - from a home use individual device, to a commercial grade device for physicians, fitness and nutrition professionals, to a comprehensive freestanding,...

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2009-02-09 16:18:05

Body composition, anthropometrical dimensions and morphological characteristics play a key role in the success of soccer players. The objective of the new study was to evaluate the body composition and body image of a group of top-flight soccer players and compare the results with those of a group of university students used as control subjects. Marta Arroyo, lead author of the study and researcher at the University of the Basque Country explained to SINC that "the initial hypothesis was that...

2008-10-09 15:00:10

While Texans are proud of the sentiment implied by the expression, "Everything is bigger in Texas," such pride is misplaced when it comes to healthy Texans. According to HealthyAmericans.org, Texas is the 12th fattest state in the U.S. with 64.1 percent of adults categorized as overweight or obese. According to the State Comptroller's office, obesity cost Texas businesses $3.3 billion in 2005. With rising healthcare costs and insurance premiums, Texas businesses are bearing the...

2008-09-09 03:00:06

By Shetty, P S Clinicians, epidemiologists, anthropologists and nutritional scientists interested in energy metabolism have constantly looked for simple indicators or techniques for the estimation of body composition in human subjects. Anthropometric indicators and simple and relatively inexpensive instrumentation techniques like bio- electric impedance which could either be used in large groups of individuals in the field or by the bedside, have been the ones most sought after. While the...