The C-120 Slim Guide Skinfold Caliper is accurate enough for professional use yet extremely low in cost and easy to use. Produced in the USA since 1976 it has become a worldwide standard in body fat measurement. Accurate to +/-1 mm with a range from 0 to 80 mm produces professional results that are almost as accurate as much more expensive body fat calipers. Made of ABS plastic it is the most durable of all calipers. Includes the book by Wallace C. Donoghue "How To Measure Your % Bodyfat".
Skinfold Calipers are used to measure percent body fat. They are widely used by schools, colleges, fitness centers, doctors, sports medicine facilities, teams, and individuals. Skinfold calipers are a simple method to measure the thickness of skin folds and estimate the percent body fat and lean body mass in the body. Calipers measure the skinfold thickness of the layer of fat just under the skin in several body locations using a 'pinch' method. The results are then analyzed using calculations or charts to determine the percentage of body fat.
Q. Are directions included for measuring skinfolds at multiple sites?
A. Yes, the included body fat analysis book contains instructions for caliper use, measurement locations and techniques, and charts to determine body fat percentage.