Back Skinfold

The back skinfold site is one of the less common locations used for the assessment of body fat using skinfold calipers. A few different descriptions of back locations for taking skinfolds have been found. See the complete list of skinfold sites, and the general procedure for taking skinfold measurements.

Site 1: Lower Back

This is the lower back skinfold site as used for the Parillo Method of body fat calculation.

Site 2: Lower Back

Site 3: Upper back

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