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Somatotype and digital dermatoglyphic in Mexican football players.

Exercise Physiology
Juárez-Toledo, L.; Domínguez-García, M.V.; Laguna-Camacho, A.; Sotomayor-Serrano, N. y Balbás-Lara, F.
Used Parameters : BW, PBF

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Mexico

Journal : Revista Internacional de Medicina y Ciencias de la Actividad Física y el Deporte

Evaluating body shape and capacities is needed for selection, classification and training of football players. The present study examined in Mexican male football players (N= 49) the relationship between types of somatotype and types of physical capacities according to digital dermatoglyphics. The frequencies of types of somatotype and of physical capacities were compared between football players subgroups. A higher proportion of football players was characterised by a balanced mesomorph somatotype with dermatoglyphic type 2 and 3 …
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