- Triceps ( Figure 4 ) A vertical fold on the posterior midline of the upper arm taken half way between the acromion ( Shoulder ) and olecranon ( elbow ) processes.
Locate the site midway between the acromial (Shoulder) and olecranon (Elbow) processes.
Grasp a vertical fold on the posterior midline and pull it away from the muscle.
- Thigh ( Figure 5 ) A vertical skinfold taken on the anterior midline of the thigh between the inguinal crease at the hip and the proximal border of the patella.
Locate the hip and the knee joints and find midpoint on the top of the thigh.
Grasp a vertical skinfold and pull it away from the muscle.
- Suprailium ( Figure 6 ) A diagonal fold following the natural line of the iliac crest taken immediately superior to the crest of the ilium and in line with the anterior axillary line.
Grasp a diagonal skinfold just above and slightly forward of the crest of the ilium.