Upper Side (Body Composition)

Upper Side (Midaxillary)

Start Location 

Start with the probe in long axis on the midaxillary line at the same level as the bottom of the sternum  

Steps

  1. Have athlete rotate 90 degrees to their right and put their hand over their head.
  2. Enter the annotation UPPERSIDE into the ultrasound.
  3. Place probe at the start location with the the proper orientation. 
  4. Slide the probe back onto the lat muscle until you get a flat fat/muscle boundary.
  5. Freeze the image.

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