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11th ISBCR 

Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA

Body composition analysis (Structural, Functional, Kinetic):

Technologies and Models for Biomedical Research and Clinical Applications.


Host: Dympna Gallagher


Proceeding published in the European Journal Clinical Nutrition

Eur J Clin Nutr. 2019 February ; 73(2): 163–165. doi:10.1038/s41430-018-0338-0.


Monday 25th June                      

15:30 – 16:30                     Registration in the Vagelos Education Center Lobby

16:30 – 17:00                     Welcome & Introduction

Dympna Gallagher, Ed.D. & Xavier Pi-Sunyer, M.D., M.P.H. (USA)

17:00 – 19:30                     Body Composition Analysis in Energy Homeostasis

Moderator: Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D. (USA)

  • Advances in Structure-Function Organ System Energy Expenditure Models

Steven Heymsfield, M.D. (USA)

  • Can 3D Body Shape Image Measurements Predict Body Composition?
    A Machine Learning Approach

Diana M. Thomas, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Body Composition and its Role in the Control of Energy Intake

Abdul Dulloo, Ph.D. (Switzerland)

  • Body Composition Changes in the Human Calorie Restriction Trial

Sai Krupa Das, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Q&A


19:30 –                               Reception

Tuesday 26th June    


08:15 – 10:30                     Body Composition Analysis: Functional, Genomic and Translational

Moderator: Dympna Gallagher, Ed.D. (USA)

  • Body Composition-Related Functions: A Problem-Oriented Approach to Phenotyping

Manfred Müller, M.D. (Germany)

  • Translating Body Composition Related Findings in Rodents to Humans

Tim Nagy, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Genetic/Genomics Defining Molecular Mechanisms-Relation to Body Composition

Rudolph L. Leibel, M.D. (USA)

  • Structural and Functional Body Components in Athletic Health and Performance Phenotypes

Analiza Silva, Ph.D. (Portugal)

  • Q&A

10:30 – 11:00                      Refreshment break, with sponsor exhibition

11:00 – 12:00                      Concurrent Oral Sessions:

Session I

Moderator: Elizabeth M. Widen, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Comparison of an iPad Application and 3D Body Scanner to the Bod Pod for
    Measurement of Body Fat Percentage

Dale R. Wagner, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Predicting Internal Body Composition Distribution from External 3D Body Shape

Bennett K. Ng (USA)

  • Improved Body Surface Area Prediction Equations Using a 3-Dimensional Photonic Scan

Maxine Ashby-Thompson, MPH (USA)

  • Q&A


Session II

Moderator: Lance E. Davidson, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Understanding Body Composition Using Stable Isotopes in Low-Middle Income Countries: The Work of the IAEA

Alexia Alford, Ph.D. (Austria)

  • The Relationship between Organ-Tissue of Body Composition and Resting Energy Expenditure in Prepubertal Children

Taishi Midorikawa, Ph.D. (Japan)

  • Energy Cost of Fat Mass is Elevated in Severe Obesity

Stan Heshka, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Q&A

12:00 – 14:00                     Lunch & Expert Led Poster Sessions I, II & III

14:00 – 16:15                     Body Composition: Metabolic Disease

Moderator: Joseph Kehayias, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Determinants of Ectopic Fat Deposition in Metabolic Disease

Anja Bosy-Westphal, M.D., Ph.D. (Germany)

  • Fitness/Adiposity and CVD

Lance E. Davidson, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Changes in Body Composition and Metabolic Disease Risk

Xavier Pi-Sunyer, M.D., M.P.H. (USA)

  • Deciphering Weight Stability: Challenges of Measuring Changing Body Composition

Dympna Gallagher, Ed.D. (USA)

  • Q&A

16:15 – 17:00                      Concurrent Oral Sessions:

Session III: Metabolic

Moderator: Phil Jakeman, Ph.D. (Ireland)

  • Is Body Composition and Hydration Status a Valid Tools in Young Adults Affected by Diabetes Types I?

Angela Andreoli, Ph.D. (Italy)

  • Relationship Between Total Body Protein and Cross-Sectional Skeletal Muscle Area in Cirrhosis is Influenced by Overhydration

Lindsay Plank, MSc, DPhil (New Zealand)

  • Body Fat: Different Descriptions

Yungao Sun, Ph.D. (China)


Session IV: Aging

Moderator: Barbara Gower, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Effect of Aging and Adiposity on the Density of Fat-Free Mass and the Hydration Factor in Non-Caucasian Older Adults

Rogelio González-Arellanes (Mexico)

  • Sarcopenia, Obesity, the Combination of Both and Implications for Muscle Strength and Bone Mineral Density in Brazilian Adults: The Pró-Saúde Study

TAmina Chain, Dsc (Brazil)

  • Cut-off Points of Phase Angle and Its Association with Sarcopenic Obesity in
    Community-dwelling Mexican Older Adults

Óscar Rosas Carrasco, M.D. (Mexico)

10:30                                   Adjourn

18:00 -                                 Dinner at Coogan’s (Broadway at 169th Street)

Wednesday 27th June    


08:30 – 10:15                     Body Composition Analysis in Early Life and Beyond

Moderator: Richard J. Deckelbaum, M.D. (USA)

  • Body Composition in Early Life: Validity of Current Methodologies

Elisabet K. Forsum, Ph.D. (Sweden)

  • Phenotyping: Pregnancy and Newborn

Leanne M. Redman, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Pediatric Body Composition References in Children: Clinical Usefulness and Limitations

Sochung Chung, M.D., Ph.D. (South Korea)

  • Q&A

10:15 – 10:30                      Refreshment break, with sponsor exhibition

10:30 – 12:00                      Concurrent Oral Sessions:

Session V: Pediatric

Moderator: Leanne M. Redman, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Total and Regional Body Fatness from Late Adolescence to Early Adulthood in a
    Brazilian Birth Cohort Study

Silvana Paiva Orlandi, Ph.D. (Brazil)

  • Body Fat Assessment using Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis and Deuterium Dilution among South African Children: BC- IT Study

Makama Andrie Monyeki, Ph.D. (South Africa)

  • Inter-instrument Comparison of Bioimpedance Body Composition in Russian Children’s Study

Sergey Rudnev, Ph.D. (Russia)

  • Pregnancy Weight Gain Trajectories and Child Adiposity in African American and Dominican Dyads from Northern Manhattan and the South Bronx

Elizabeth M. Widen, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Increased Visceral Adipose Tissue at One-Year Postpartum

Isaiah (Francis) Janumala, M.D. (USA)

  • Q&A


Session VI: Methods

Moderator: Lindsay Plank, MSc, DPhil (New Zealand)

  • A Cold Shower Accelerates the Stabilization of Impedance Parameters after Exercise Allowing the Assessment of Body Hydration Status with Bioimpedance Vector Analysis

Francesco Campa, Ph.D. (Italy)

  • Evaluation of Anthropometric Equations to Assess Body Fat in Adult Black South African Women

Herculina Salome Kruger, Ph.D. (South Africa)

  • Agreement Between DXA and MRI for Body Composition Analysis

Magnus Borga, Ph.D. (Sweden)

  • Comparison of A-Mode and B-Mode Ultrasound for Measurement of  Subcutaneous Fat

Dale R. Wagner, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Total Body Water Measurements from Standing, Seated, and Supine Positions using Bioimpedance Spectroscopy: A Deuterium Oxide Comparison

Jordan R. Moon, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Association between Bone Mineral Content and Density with Stature, Fat and Fat-free Mass in a Large Sample of Brazilian Adults

Luiz Antonio dos Anjos, M.D., Ph.D. (Brazil)

12:00 – 13:30                     Lunch & Expert Led Poster Sessions VI, V & VI

13:30 – 14:30                     Triennial Meeting in Auditorium

14:30 – 16:45                     Body Composition: Technologies for Biomedical Research & Clinical Applications

Moderator: Xavier Pi-Sunyer, M.D., M.P.H. (USA)

  • Body Composition Tools in Clinical Settings: Applications for Assessment and Monitoring

Carrie P. Earthman, Ph.D., R.D. (USA)

  • Phenotypes of Body Composition Using Shape and Appearance Modeling of
    Deconvoluted DXA Images

John Shepherd, Ph.D. (USA)

  • Bioimpedance for TBW Prediction in Health and in Fluid Abnormal States

Leigh C. Ward, Ph.D. RNUTR FNSA (Australia)

  • Uniqueness of Imaging in Body Composition

Wei Shen, M.D., M.P.H. (USA)

  • Q&A

16:45 – 17:00                      Refreshment break, with sponsor exhibition

17:00 – 17:45                      Concurrent Oral Sessions:

Session VII: Clinical

Moderator: Carrie P. Earthman, Ph.D., R.D. (USA)

  • Evaluation of Bedside Techniques Used to Assess Skeletal Muscle Mass in Patients with Cirrhosis

Aidan J. Woodward, BPharm, MBBS, FRACP (Australia)

  • Can Measures of Intracellular Water Track Changes in Muscle Protein Catabolism in
    Critically Ill Patients?

Lindsay Plank, MSc, DPhil (New Zealand)

  • Calf Circumference As A Muscle Mass Marker: Results From NHANES Database

Maria Cristina Gonzalez, M.D., Ph.D. (Brazil)


Session VIII: Clinical

Moderator: Angela Andreoli, Ph.D. (Italy)

  • Body Composition in Male and Female Mexican Adults with Down Syndrome Using a Four-Compartment Model: Prediction Equation Development

Mauro E. Valencia, Ph.D. (Mexico)

  • A 2-D Analysis of Body Composition in Patients with Crohn’s Disease

Phil Jakeman, Ph.D. (Ireland)

  • Relationship between Physical Activity and Bone Mineral Density in Black Postmenopausal HIV-Positive Women on HAART: A Cross Sectional Study

Ukegbu Patricia Ogechi (South Africa)

17:45 -                                  Closing in Auditorium

Poster Sessions

Tuesday 26th June    


Expert Led Poster Session I

Chair: Steven Heymsfield, M.D. (USA)

  • P-P-1000-1 Development of equation for prediction of total body water by bioelectrical impedance analysis among Myanmar children aged 4 to 7 years

Aye Aye Maw, Australia

  • P-P-1000-2 Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA): a possible solution for assessing volume status in children with nephrotic syndrome

Steven Brantlov, Denmark

  • P-M-3000-3 Quantifying Total Body Water in Athletic Males and Females Ages 14-49 Years: A Comparison of
    Bioimpedance Spectroscopy and Deuterium Dilution

Jordan Moon, USA

  • P-P-1000-3 Development and validation of BIA prediction equation based on D2O dilution to estimate fat free mass in 2 to 5 years-old children from Saint-Marc Haiti.

Mauro Valencia, Mexico

  • P-M-3000-5 Phase Angle Predicts Strength Independent of DXA Lean Mass

Brianna Bourgeois, USA

Expert Led Poster Session II

Chair: Anja Bosy-Westphal, M.D., Ph.D. (Germany)

  • P-A-2000-1 Body tissue distribution across life: relationships with WC and WHR

Aldo Scafoglieri, Belgium

  • P-M-3000-2 Ultrasound Measurement of Subcutaneous Fat for the Assessment of Fat Patterning in Overweight and Obese Females

Sonja Lackner, Austria

  • P-M-3000-6 The validity of multi-frequency bioelectric impedance methods to measure body composition in obese patients: a systematic review

Louise Becroft, Australia

  • P-M-3000-9 Membrane Capacitance is Associated with Insulin Resistance in Non-Diabetic Adults

Valene Garr Barry, USA

  • P-O-4000-4 Higher weight cycling episodes are associated with abnormal adult waist circumference and BMI in women

Stephanie Byun, USA


Expert Led Poster Session III

Chair: Manfred Müller, M.D. (Germany)

  • P-M-3000-7 Universal Software for Automated Anthropometry Measurements: Evaluation with Two Different

Sima Sobhiyeh, USA

  • P-M-3000-8 Inter-Tester Reliability of Novice Examiners Using A-Mode Ultrasound and Skinfolds to Measure
    Subcutaneous Body Fat

Dale R. Wagner, USA

  • P-O-4000-5 Identification of a T-score at the Hip to More Reliably Diagnose Osteoporosis at the Distal Femur and Proximal Tibia in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury

Christopher M. Cirnigliaro, USA

  • P-A-2000-5 Correlation analysis of blood lipid, muscle strength of lower limbs and body components in 30-60 years women

Juping Li, China

  • P-M-3000-12 Deuterium dilution measurement at low concentrations by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FT-IR)

Wen Yu, USA

Wednesday 27th June    


Expert Led Poster Session IV

Chair: Anja Bosy-Westphal, M.D., Ph.D. (Germany)

  • P-O-4000-2 Impact of energy flux on changes in glucose metabolism with caloric restriction and overfeeding

Franziska Büsing, Germany

  • P-O-4000-3 Impact of daylong chances in energy flux on sleeping energy expenditure and fat oxidation

Alessa Nas, Germany

  • P-O-4000-8 Analysis of muscle strength of lower limbs and body components of women with fatty liver

Wei Li, China

  • P-O-4000-9 Recovery Method for Type 2 Diabetes and a single Example Report

Bo Wang, China

  • P-O-4000-10 Visceral adipose tissue and cardiometabolic risk factors in early pregnancy among overweight and
    obese women

Susan Lin, USA

Expert Led Poster Session V

Chair: Manfred Müller, M.D. (Germany)

  • P-M-3000-1 Modifications to Hanai mixture theory for prediction of body composition (BC) by bioimpedance
    spectroscopy (BIS)

Timothy Essex, Australia

  • P-A-2000-4 Prevalence of sarcopenia in Mexican older people using the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) definition

Maria del Consuelo Velazquez-Alva, Mexico

  • P-M-3000-10 Fat-free mass predictive equation developed for a bipolar bioelectric impedance device based on a step-voltage response

Vivian Wahrlich, Brazil

  • P-O-4000-6 Body composition prevalence study of of 8527 women with ectopic pregnancy in Lanzhou City

Xu Xiao-Ying, China

  • P-O-4000-7 The Relationship Between Osteoporosis And Osteoarthritis In Ovariectomized Rats

Chen Huang, China

Expert Led Poster Session VI

Chair: Steven Heymsfield, M.D. (USA)

  • P-A-2000-2 Impact of Hounsfield Unit Threshold on Cross-sectional Area and Attenuation Measures of Skeletal

Levi Teigen, USA

  • P-A-2000-3 Body composition using the deuterium oxide technique in elderly people from Uruguay

Gabriela Fajardo, Uruguay

  • P-M-3000-4 Body composition studies in Russia: historical, methodological, and organizational aspects

Sergey Rudnev, Russia

  • P-O-4000-1 Usefulness of Tanita TBF-310 for body composition assessment in Judo elite athletes using a four-compartment molecular model as the reference method

Chrisophe dos Santos Domingos, Portugal

  • P-M-3000-11 Comparison of Human Body Dimensions Measured by Traditional Anthropometry and 3-Dimensional Photonic Scanner

Maxine Ashby-Thompson, USA

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