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CONTACT:

Traditional Admissions
800-360-1222
610-740-3780
admissions@cedarcrest.edu

Dianne M. Babbitt, Ph.D.
Chair, Health Sciences
Assistant Professor
610-606-4666 ext. 3609
dianne.babbitt@cedarcrest.edu

BOD POD

The BOD POD Gold Standard Body Composition Tracking System is an air displacement plethysmograph that uses whole-body densitometry to determine body composition (fat and fat-free mass). A full test requires only about 5 minutes, and provides highly accurate, safe, comfortable, and fast test results.

Subject Test Protocol

  • No food, water, or exercise for at least 2 hours prior to testing
  • Subject should be dry (no lotions), relaxed, and at normal body temperature
  • All jewelry, eyeglasses, and other types of accessories should be removed
  • Recommended clothing
    • Men: form-fitting Speedo® or Lycra® / spandex-type swimsuit, or single-layer compression shorts (without padding)
    • Women: form-fitting Speedo® or Lycra® / spandex-type swimsuit, or single-layer compression shorts and sports bra (without padding or wires)
    • A swim cap must be worn to compress the hair on the head (provided)

Waiver

All participates must complete a waiver.

Liability Release Form

Liability Release Form (Under 18)

Cost

$50 per session

$10 for faculty/staff Cedar Crest College

FREE for Cedar Crest College students

Schedule

To schedule your Bod Pod appointment email:

ExPhysLab@cedarcrest.edu