Copyright 2007-2012

data visualisation/Tableau/2012

Using a dataset generated from a scientific experiment that aimed to measure the effectiveness of an alternative, “underwater density” method to measure body fat (, I set out to visualise the relationship between the percentage of body fat against the measurements of various body parts. The high-level goal of the visualisation was to come up with a visual heuristic as to which body part is most visibly proportional to body fat percentage. Findings included abdominal width as the most telling sign of high body fat percentage. A secondary goal of the visualisation is the display of the relationship between age and physical fitness,