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Gender differences in children related to the body composition and movement coordination

Body Composition Assessment
Živanović, Branković and Pelemiš
Used Parameters : BMI, TBW, SMM, VFM

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Serbia

Journal : Croatian Journal of Education

The present research was conducted on a sample of 95 younger school children (age range 7-8 years) divided into two groups: 40 boys and 55 girls, in order to define the relation of basic anthropometric values, physical composition and BMI values to movement coordination by performing three motor tests. The ex post facto research design was used. Our results indicate that there are statistically significant gender differences related to the movement coordination in favor of the boys. Regression analyses results pointed out that the …
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