Bod Pod Testing for Southwest Houston
Want to know your body composition?
The BOD POD® Gold Standard Body Composition Tracking System at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest is safe and fast. It is an air displacement plethysmograph which uses whole-body densitometry to determine body composition (total mass, fat mass and fat-free mass) in adults and children, and can accommodate a wide range of populations weighing up to 550lbs. A full test requires only about 5 minutes, and provides highly accurate, safe, comfortable, and fast test results.
Price is $35.
No appointments are necessary. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8-4 p.m.
For questions or to schedule an appointment outside of normal hours of operation call 713.778.6236.
Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest
Cardiovascular Imaging Suite
7787 Southwest Freeway, First Floor
Houston, TX 77074
Prior to BOD POD®
- No eating, drinking, or exercising at least two hours
- Bring form fitting, Lycra® or Spandex® attire (sports bra, compression shorts). Clothing without cotton is preferred for the most accurate results
Why do individuals need to wear certain clothes during the test?
- Wearing loose fitting and/or cotton clothing will significantly alter the results.
For more detailed information visit www.bodpod.com.