Drop Zone uses Tanita* Body Composition Monitors

HOW DOES THAT WORK?
All Tanita body composition monitors use advanced Bioelectric Impedance Analysis (BIA) technology. When you stand on a Tanita monitor, a very low, safe electrical signal is sent from four metal electrodes through your feet to your legs and abdomen. 

The electrical signal passes quickly through water that is present in hydrated muscle tissue measuring the resistance found when it hits fat tissue. This resistance, known as impedance, is measured and input into scientifically validated Tanita equations to calculate body composition measurements. Body composition measurements are provided in under 20 seconds.

People with an electronic medical implant, such as a pacemaker, should not use a body composition monitor. The electrical signal travelling through the body may interfere with its operation. Pregnant women should use the weight function only, all other functions are not intended for pregnant women.

WHAT IS TANITA ADVANCED DUAL FREQUENCY BIA TECHNOLOGY?

Tanita body composition monitors with Advanced Dual BIA Technology use two different frequencies to capture your body composition data. By using different frequencies, even higher accuracy of measurements can be achieved.

 

WHY IS TANITA TECHNOLOGY THE BEST IN THE MARKET?

These are the reasons why Tanita’s BIA technology is superior to anything else on the market:

Prediction equations for reliable results

Every Tanita body composition monitor uses patented equations researched and developed by body composition experts to deliver accurate body composition measurements. The algorithm includes additional information such as gender, age and height alongside weight and impedance data collected from thousands of people worldwide to ensure the most reliable results possible.

Scientific excellence recognized worldwide

Tanita BIA monitors have been more extensively validated against alternative body composition techniques than any other brand of monitor on the market. In addition, Tanita body composition monitors have been used in independent research studies which have highlighted Tanita as more clinically accurate than other products. Tanita’s Medical Advisory Board and its extensive network of scientific experts ensure Tanita remains at the forefront of scientific advances.

Precision weighing guarantees accurate measurements

Accurate weight measurements ensure the highest body composition measurement accuracy. Tanita prides itself on manufacturing precise weighing mechanisms for professional use that guarantee accuracy to the nearest 50-100g. 

 

source:  http://www.tanita.com/en/howbiaworks/