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Key Facilities

Whole-body Energy Metabolism

  1. Three whole-room indirect calorimetry suites
  2. Metabolic carts
  3. Doubly-labeled water

  1. Metabolic kitchen
  2. Computerized vending machines
  3. Food preference/array

Body Composition

  1. DXA (450-lb capacity)
  2. Bod Pod
  3. Bioelectical Impedance (single and multi-frequency)
  4. Stable isotopes

Physical Activity and Fitness Assessments

  1. Exercise testing lab
  2. Accelerometers
  3. Continuous heart rate and blood pressure

Behavioral Assessments

Recent research has established that emotional and behavioral difficulties can have powerful effects on health. A behavioral clinical psychologist will speak with you about your life history and you will have the opportunity to discuss questions and/or concerns you may have about yourself. This interview helps determine whether you may suffer from any of a number of common behavioral and emotional difficulties.

Nursing (inpatient and outpatient)

Page last updated: December 27, 2007

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31 Center Drive, MSC 2560
Bethesda, MD 20892-2560
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