Enter all skin fold measurements into excel spreadsheet.
The program uses the Jackson and Pollock equations for men and women and calculates percent fat, fat weight and fat-free weight.
Record the percentage body fat, fat weight and fat-free weight on the form in the space provided. Refer to TABLE 1 (ACSM tables 4-3 and 4-4) for norms (percentile rank) and standards (risk stratification). Record this information on the form.
Discuss with your participant his/her results and body composition goals.
Determine a range for goal percentage body fat. If a subject is currently at the 50th percentile, you might suggest the percentage fat equivalent to the 60th percentile.
Calculate a range of goal weight based on the goal percentage body fat, using the following formula. Noah can enter this formula on the excel spreadsheet as well.
Goal body weight = Fat-free weight / (1.0 – goal % fat as decimal)