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Somatotypes of different levels in czech aikidokas

Exercise Physiology
M Bernacikova et al.
Used Parameters : BW, BMI, FFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Czech

Journal : Fundamental and Applied Kinesiology

The purpose of this study was to assess the somatotypes of aikido practitioners. Thirty-three Czech male aikido practitioners (age 36.5±10 years, height 178.1±8.1 cm, and weight 81.2±10.1 kg)(mean±SD) participated in this study. The subjects were divided according to ranking system into three groups: Beginners (up to third kyu), Intermediate (second and first kyu) and Advanced (dan holders). The Heath-Carter method was used to assess the somatotype. Bioelectrical impedance was used to assess body composition. The differences …
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