Normative Data in College and NFL Football Athletes ...

We recently published a paper in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (Bosch et al., 2019) on body composition ...

Using the “Range” of Knowledge Within Your Performance ...

David Epstein has a new book titled: Range: Why generalists triumph in a specialized world. I am sure many of ...

Normative Data in College Baseball Athletes Using DXA ...

We recently published a paper in the International Journal of Sports Medicine (Czeck et al., 2019) on body composition measures ...

Using DXA in Equestrian Athletes

We recently published a paper in the International Journal of Sports Medicine (Dengel et al., 2019) that examined body composition ...

Learn about the NEW Dexalytics Reporting Feature

Reporting in sport has become a daily occurrence. Physical, technical, and tactical reports are shared and discussed every day to ...

Using the DXA to Examine Knee Replacements

On the second installment of my blog series “What Is This?” I wanted to look at something that you ...

Using the DXA to Determine Return to Play ...

A doctoral student in my laboratory is completing a study in females that have undergone anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery ...

Too Wide for the DXA Table?

Recently, I wrote a blog on solutions for scanning individuals that are too tall for some dual X-ray absorptiometer (DXA ...

DXA Scan Picks up Interesting Injury Image

After 30 years of using dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to examine bone, muscle, and fat in clinical, as well as ...

TIMING ATHLETE CARBOHYDRATE INTAKE

In a recent blog, I discussed the amount of total daily carbohydrate intake for athletes.  Another important factor regarding carbohydrate ...

Are NFL Combine Invitees Getting Bigger, Faster, and ...

The 2019 NFL Combine just concluded and the athletes seem to be bigger, faster, and stronger than ever before. But ...

PROPER CARBOHYDRATE INTAKES FOR ATHLETES

 

This blog reviews evidence-based recommendations for optimal carbohydrate intake for athletes
 

The Power of Carbohydrates 

Most athletes ...

Dexalytics on FOX 9 News

Watch the interview with Dexalytics Co-founders Don Dengel and Tyler Bosch about Dexalytics and the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine.

 

What the Body is

Dexalytics Draws on the Power of Technology to Help Teams and Athletes Prepare for Success

 

Former Gopher football defensive ...

Scoring Opportunity: New DXA Application Tackles Body Composition

Read About Dexalytics:TEAMS™ in Radiology Today Magazine

 

Building a Better Athlete

Read about Dexalytics in Legacy Magazine

 

"April Bockin lies motionless on the light blue table of the DXA scanner ...

Leveraging Body Composition Technology to Help Train Athletes

Read the Article by Dexalytics Co-Founder, Don Dengel in the Pioneer Press

 

While many of us enjoy watching collegiate ...

TOO TALL FOR THE DXA TABLE?

For decades, the ‘gold standard‘ for measuring body composition was hydrostatic weighing.  However, today dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is considered ...

Practical Guidelines for Protein Timing

In a recent blog, I discussed the calculation of the total amount of protein intake for athletes.  Another important factor ...

Proper Protein Intakes for Athletes

This blog reviews evidence-based recommendations for optimal protein intake for athletes using body composition information.

The Power of Protein

Protein ...

Normative DXA data for Baseball Players: Part 1 ...

This blog represents the first of a series that will highlight normative DXA data for a variety of populations. Our ...

Purchasing Dexalytics with my new DXA or Waiting

As more and more athletic teams are purchasing dual x-ray absorptiometer (DXA) to measure body composition on their athletes, they ...

UNDERSTANDING HOW CHANGES IN WEIGHT MAY AFFECT THE ...

Each athlete, no matter the sport, has a unique body type and composition. Understanding her/his distribution of mass, i ...

SPORTS ANALYTICS

A 2003 book by Michael Lewis chronicled Billy Beane’s use of statistics to analyze professional baseball players’ data to help ...

Integration of Dexalytics within your Current Workflow (Part ...

This is part II of our blog series on how the integration of Dexalytics can help with your current workflow ...

What is the Dexalytics Score and how can ...

Data without context are just numbers…and in sport today there can be a surplus of numbers and a shortage of ...

Integration of Dexalytics within your Current Workflow (Part ...

One question that we get asked is, “What is the difference between Dexalytics and a spreadsheet?”  First of all ...

DXA Scans: Largest, Smallest and Mermaids?

As I look back over 30 years of DXA research, I am amazed at the wide range of shapes and ...

Hydration for Athletes

Many Dexalytics users know that adequate hydration will enhance athletic performance and have asked whether it is possible to calculate ...

What is Visceral Adipose Tissue (VAT)?

Visceral adipose tissue or VAT is the intra-abdominal fat that is located inside the abdominal cavity and is packed between ...

Why Are Body Composition Values Higher from DXA?

When athletes, coaches, performance staff, and doctors have their first experience measuring body composition with dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), they ...

Calculating energy needs for proper weight and body ...

Each athlete has unique energy needs and determining calorie needs is important for optimal performance and body composition.  Athletes that ...

Estimating an Athlete’s Energy Requirements

Dexalytics recently announced a couple of new features to help you determine energy needs. Over the next couple of blogs ...

Asymmetry and Injury Risk

One of the unique features of dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is its ability to provide accurate and reliable segment analysis ...

WHAT SHOULD I TRACK- BMC OR BMD?

In a recent blog, I mentioned that Dexalytics can be used to track an athlete’s bone mineral density (BMD) and ...

Thoughts from the NFL Combine

Recently, I had the chance to attend the 2018 NFL Combine.  As part of the Combine, the Professional Football ...

Why is Dexalytics the premier body composition solution ...

As I mentioned in our initial blog, Dexalytics was initially developed with a focus on football.  However, Dexalytics is ...

Dexalytics saves time and coordinates information and planning ...

Information and communication are critical pieces of athlete development. The sports medicine, nutrition, coaching and strength and conditioning staff all ...

Welcome to the Dexalytics Blog

Welcome to the first Dexalytics blog. Being the first blog entry, I think it is important to answer some basic ...