Back (Body Composition)

Back (Sub Scapular)

Start Location

Start with the probe oriented parallel to the shoulder blade and position the probe 1cm away, remaining in a parallel fashion.


  1. Have athlete rotate to face away from the scanner. 
  2. Enter the annotation BACK into the ultrasound.
  3. Place probe at the start location with the the proper orientation. 
  4. Adjust probe higher or lower to get a flat muscle boundary with lines running horizontal across the image.
  5. Freeze the image.

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