The relation between percentage of body fat and measures of running speed, jump power and VO2max consumption in Slovenian junior elite handball players

We tried to found out correlations between percentage of body fat and measures of running speed, jump power and VO2max consumption indicator. The subjects were 90 elite slovenian junior handball players. Descriptive statistics were computed. Correlations were established by Pearson corelation coeffitiens. We may conclude that all motoric parameters and VO2max consumption are in a negative relationship with the percentage of body fat tissue.
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Subjects: handball juniors junior elite sport male performance running velocity O2-uptake sport physiology performance factor
Notations: sport games junior sports biological and medical sciences
Published in: EHF Scientific Conference 18.-19.11.2011, Wien, Österreich
Editors: EHF
Published: Wien 2011
Pages: 194-197
Document types: congress proceedings
Language: English
Level: advanced