DEXA Validation III Study

Study Type

General Health & Wellbeing

About the Study

Are you curious about your body composition?

The purpose of the DEXA Validation III study is to compare body composition data collected from different dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scanners that are currently on-site at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, as well as to compare this data to other forms of body composition measurements.

Study Design

Number of visits:

  • 1 Clinic visit (approximately 1.5 hours)

Study procedures:

  • DXA scans

All study-related procedures will be done at no cost to participants.

Study Qualifications

Study Duration

1 day



Study Contact

If you are interested in volunteering for the DEXA Validation III, click here to screen online, call 225-763-3000 or email

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below to screen online.


Please do not fill out this questionnaire for anyone other than yourself unless you are their legal guardian.
If you know someone who may be interested please direct them to the site or have them call us directly at 225-763-3000.


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