Unverified data has been collected in environments where protocols and staff may not be validated under GPTQA conditions.
Make sure you prepare properly before completing a BIA or body composition scan.
Do not do strenuous exercise or have a large meal within the three hours prior to your scan and make sure you drink approximately 500ml of water in the thirty minutes before your scan too. You can see information on how to prepare for a valid body composition assessment in our FAQs section.
Verified data has been collected in an environment controlled and managed under GPTQA conditions and can be relied upon for professional assessment and tracking.
Normal ranges based on health and medical resources globally. Please refer to your health professional for individual needs and levels.
Percentages by classification – Males
Percentages by classification – Females
Body mass index (BMI)
Body mass index = weight (kg) / height (m)2
Normal ranges and classification
Basal metabolic rate (BMR)
Energy expenditure is continuous, but the rate varies throughout the day. The rate of energy expenditure is usually lowest in the early morning.
Bone (skeletal) mass
Total body water
The average TBW% ranges for a healthy person are:
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