publication . Article . 1996

Performance-influencing factors in homogeneous groups of top athletes: a cross-sectional study

van Ingen Schenau, G.J.; Bakker, F.C.; de Koning, J.J.; de Groot, G.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1996
Sport scientists have identified many factors as prerequisites for a good athletic performance in various sports. It is not clear whether these factors also influence the best performers in the homogeneous groups of top athletes selected for national teams. In this study, this issue is addressed with members of the Dutch National Junior Speed Skirting Team. A total of 237 different technical, physiological, anthropometrical, and psychological parameters were collected, including many that correlated with performance in previous studies. High speed film analyses during the National Championships provided the technique parameters. A 30-s sprint test and a 150-s su...
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