When measuring impedance with electrodes, contact resistance occurs. InBody accounts for contact resistance by strategically placing electrodes to accurately measure impedance in the body.
Direct segmental multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance analysis (DSM-BIA) views the human body as five cylinders: left arm, right arm, left leg, right leg and the trunk. InBody provides independent measurements for each cylinder to provide accurate measurements for the entire body.
Electric currents penetrate differently, depending on the frequency. Some frequencies are better suited for measuring body water outside the cell, while others can pass through cell membranes to measure total body water. InBody uses multiple currents at varying frequencies to provide the most precise body water analysis.
Only impedance is used to calculate your results, no statistical data is needed. No adjustments for age, gender or ethnicity are required.