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Table 2 Data collection timeline

From: The role of age in the physiological adaptations and psychological responses in bikini-physique competitor contest preparation: a case series

  Measure Weeks
   Baseline (1) 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20
1 iDXA X   X   X   X   X   X
2 MF-BIA X O X O X O X O X O X
3 US X   X   X   X   X   X
4 Blood Sample X   X   X   X   X   X
5 Urine Sample X O X O X O X O X O X
6 RMR X   X   X   X   X   X
7 PSS & BISS X O X O X O X O X O X
8 BAS-2, EAT-26, & SPAS Z         Z   
9 Dietary Recall X O X O X O X O X O X
10 Exercise Training Recall X O X O X O X O X O X
  1. Dual X-ray Absorptiometry (iDXA); Multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance analysis (MF-BIA); Ultrasound (US); Resting metabolic rate (RMR); Perceived Stress Scale (PSS); Body Image States Scale (BISS); Body Appreciation Scale (BAS-2); Eating Attitudes Test-26 (EAT-26); Social Physique Anxiety Scale (SPAS); X = Monthly data collection; O = Bi-weekly data; Z = Baseline and pre-contest collection; Dashed red line = competition