Dept. of Food Science & Nutrition organized guest lecture on Anthropometric Measurement Assessment Interpretation & Calculation of Nutrient Requirement. Resource person explained different types & techniques of assessment in adults. She focused on 4 different types of assessment methods namely anthropometric, biochemical [laboratory], clinical & dietary. She explained the use of various equipment like skin fold caliper, body fat analyzer, etc. for assessing the different parameters. Practical demonstration for mid upper arm circumference measurement was very informative. She also explained the analysis of collected data by using various formulas like body mass index [BMI], Broka’s index particularly for body weight parameter.
Lecture was followed by question answer session.