Skip to Content
The Human Nutrition and Dietetics Division has a range of facilities available for study and research. They enable quantification of the components in the bodies of test subjects.
Each quarter the Albany campus hold a body composition clinic for use of both the DXA and the Bodpod for body composition analysis.
At the clinic the price for either method is $60. Each appointment is 30 minutes in duration and includes a full results interpretation.
To book your appointment, click on the following link to choose a date and time - click here
Appointments are also available out of clinic times. For a first time user the standard price for either method is $100.
You can register your interest for a Bodpod appointment here.
You can register your interest for a DXA appointment here.
The DXA (dual energy x-ray absorptiometry) machines quantify the mineral content of bones structures, as well as fat and non-bone body mass.
Massey has the only two air-displacement plethysmography units (Bod Pods) in New Zealand. They calculate fat and lean muscle mass.
The Human Nutrition and Dietetics Division has joint facilities for teaching and research that span multiple disciplines within the field. Many of the laboratories, equipment and assays are IANZ-accredited.
Page authorised by Head of School, School of Food and Nutrition
Last updated on Wednesday 28 June 2017