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Somatotype and body composition analysis of Korean youth soccer players according to playing position for sports physiotherapy

Exercise Physiology
Author
Noh JW et al.
Used Parameters : FFM, SMM, BFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2015

Country : Korea

Journal : Journal of Physical Therapy Science

[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to investigate the somatotype and physical characteristic differences among elite youth soccer players.[Subjects and Methods] In the present study, we evaluated twenty-two Korean youth soccer players in different playing positions. The playing positions were divided into forward (FW), midfielder (MF), defender (DF), and goalkeeper (GK). The participants' lean body mass (LBM), fat free mass (FFM), fat mass (FM), and basal metabolic rate (BMR) were measured and their somatotype …
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