Concord, California (EastBayDaily) — Life Measurement Inc. (LMI) is proud to announce the release of the PEDIATRIC OPTION accessory for testing of young children in the BOD POD Gold Standard Body Composition Tracking System. The PEDIATRIC OPTION accessory utilizes a customized seat insert to create a safe and comfortable testing environment for subjects between 2-6 years of age. A modified Windows based software program and calibration standard are utilized as part of the testing procedure as well.
Validation of the PEDIATRIC OPTION accessory was completed at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for subjects as young as 2 years of age and as small as 12 kg. The precision and accuracy of the BOD POD w/ PEDIATRIC OPTION for testing young children is very similar to that of the BOD POD for testing older children and adults.
The PEDIATRIC OPTION accessory completes the Air Displacement Plethysmography (ADP) line for LMI, the safest, fastest, and easiest technique for body composition assessment available today. LMI is very proud to offer our customers this gold standard technique for assessment of infants, children, and adults with the PEA POD, BOD POD w/ PEDIATRIC OPTION, and the BOD POD.
Life Measurement, Inc. (LMI) develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices designed to provide the most accurate body composition and metabolic assessments in infants, children, and adults. Our versatile products are used worldwide in Research, Clinical, Athletic, Military, and Health & Fitness settings.
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