Healthier Body Composition with High Phase Angle (PhA) In an Early Elderly Case by Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training

Bando H, Urasaki H and Bando M

Published on: 2024-02-05


The case is 66-year-old male physician, who continued Masters sports and can dash 100m sprint as 13.0 sec for half century. He keeps regular lifestyle with adequate stretch, aerobic training (AT), strength training (ST). and KAATSU (Blood Flow Restriction, BFR) training for long. The bioelectrical impedance analyses (BIA) by InBody showed BMI 22.0 kg/m2, body fat 15.5%, skeletal muscle mass index (SMI) 8.0 kg/m2, Extracellular water (ECW) /Total body water (TBW) 36.8, whole body phase angle showed 8.0 degree. The PhA values in university athletes are reported to be 7.7/6.9(PhA) in average. Then, this case has higher results than usual.