Axilla (Midaxillary) Skinfold

The axilla skinfold site is one of the less common locations used for the assessment of body fat using skinfold calipers. This site is also called the Midaxillary Site. I have also come across another skinfold site along the mid-axillary line, though at the level of the umbilicus. See the complete list of skinfold sites, and the general procedure for taking skinfold measurements.

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