Hydrostatic weighing procedure with EXERTECH equipment and software
Plug XStick into USB connector of PC.
Turn battery box power switch ON.
Click the icon to display the user screen:
Zero and Calibrate the Weighing System
Key in the Subject information & Required Data: Water Temp, Dry Weight & Lung Volume.
NOTE: Residual Volume (RV) and Total Lung Capacity (TLC) are automatically estimated from Age & Height.
Underwater weighing sequence
Get in the warm water.
Sit on the weighing platform.
Duck underwater briefly.
After the weighing trial has been completed:
Move the red & blue cursor lines to bracket any segment of the graph.
NOTE: Density, Fat% and Lean Mass are recalculated as fast as the cursors move!
The weighing trial can be edited, printed or saved and redisplayed at a future time.
The Partial Immersion option allows hydrostatic weighing without head submersion.
A Summary Report allows the averaging of any number of weighing trials.
See SOFTWARE for a full description of features.