GE technology helps to analyze athletes’ bodies using the Lunar iDXA Fan Beam Densitometer
MADISON (WITI) – The Green Bay Packers and a few other teams that have played in recent Super Bowls are among the few teams in the NFL to use iDXA technology (to read more …)
The iDXA uses low-dose radiation to scan a player’s body composition. UW scientists and trainers use the machine to clearly see where a player carries fat, muscle and bone. The benefits of knowing that information go a long way in terms of knowing how an athlete is training and if adjustments in that training need to be made.
Can a team justify the expense of the iDXA? Those who use it say yes. It helps an athlete’s motivation by showing him or her the progress they’ve made in training as well as showing them how their muscles are improving after injury.
GE technology helps to analyze athletes’ bodies using the Lunar iDXA Fan Beam Densitometer [click here to see the entire article]