Our History

  1. timeline 1995

    How it all started

    Dr. Dengel began his DXA/body research

  2. Research Began

    Use of DXA to measure abdominal fat
    timeline 1997
  3. timeline 2000

    A New Beginning

    Dr. Dengel joins the University of Minnesota faculty
  4. Teaming Up

    Dr. Bosch joins Dr. Dengel's Lab
    timeline 2011
  5. timeline 2012

    NFL Team Studies

    Dr. Dengel's lab started working with an NFL Team on using DXA scans for body composition
  6. More Research

    - Began studies on body composition of National Football League players - Abdominal visceral adipose tissue differences in NFL football players
    timeline 2014
  7. timeline 2015

    Dexaltyics is born

    Dr. Dengel and Bosch developed Dexalytics in partnership with Education Technology Innovations team at the University of Minnesota
  8. Assessing Method

    Developed method for assessing lateral compartmental leg composition using dual- X-ray absorptiometry
    timeline 2016
  9. timeline 2017

    Dexalytics Beta

    Initiate studies on ACL and leg composition
  10. Dexalytics:TEAMS(TM)

    Announced distribution partnership with Hologic, Inc. for North America.
    timeline 2018
  11. timeline 2018

    More to Come

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Who Are We?

Abdominal body composition difference in NFL football players.

J Strength Cond Res 28(12):3313-3319, 2014.

Bosch et al

Body composition and bone mineral density of national football league players.

J Strength Cond Res 28(1):1-6, 2014.

Dengel et al

Total And Segmental Body Composition Examination In Collegiate Football Players Using Multifrequency Bia And Dxa.

Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research

Raymond et al

Body Composition and Bone Mineral Density of Division 1 Collegiate Football Players, a Consortium of College Athlete Research (C-CAR) Study

Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research

Bosch et al

Fitness level is associated with sex-specific regional fat differences in normal weight young adults.

J Endocrinol Diabetes 2(2):1-5, 2015.

Bosch et al

In adult twins, visceral fat accumulation depends more on exceeding sex-specific adiposity thresholds than on genetics.

Metabolism 64:991-998, 2015.

Bosch et al

Accuracy and reliability of assessing lateral compartmental leg composition using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry.

Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 49(4):833-839, 2017.

Dengel et al

Association of Compartmental Leg Lean Mass Measured by Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry With Force Production

The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research

Raymond-Pope et al

Validation of a three-dimensional body scanner for body composition measures

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 72(8):1191-1194, 2018.

Harbin et al

Body Composition in Football Players

NSCA Coach 5.4/NSCA.com

Tyler Bosch