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A comparison of anthropometric characteristics and somatotypes in a group of elite climbers, recreational climbers and non-clim

Lifestyle Disease
M.F. Novoa-Vignau et al.
Used Parameters : BM, BMI, PBF

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Mexico

Journal : Medicina Universitaria

Sport climbing has become a very popular and competitive sport. Despite growing interest in the research of climbing, there is still scant evidence regarding the adaptations it produces in the anthropometric characteristics of climbers. The objective of this study was to provide descriptive data about the anthropometric and somatotype characteristics of a group of elite and recreational climbers and compare them with a group of healthy non-climber volunteers. Twelve elite climbers (9 males and 3 females), 10 recreational climbers (7 males and 3 …
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