Height and Body Composition Determine Arm Propulsive Force in Youth Swimmers Independent of a Maturation Stage

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Moura Tatiane; Costa Manoel; Oliveira Saulo; Júnior Marcos Barbosa; Ritti-Dias Raphael; Santos Marcos;
  • Publisher: Sciendo
  • Journal: Journal of Human Kinetics,volume 42,pages277-284 (issn: 1899-7562, eissn: 1899-7562)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2478/hukin-2014-0081, pmc: PMC4234767
  • Subject: swimming | anthropometric variables | propulsive force | body composition | performance | Section III – Sports Training | Sports medicine | RC1200-1245

The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between anthropometric variables, body composition and propulsive force in swimmers aged 9–17 years. Anthropometric characteristics (body height and mass, sitting height, arm span, arm muscle area and body compositio... View more
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