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Lee Smith, Brendon Stubbs, L. Hu, Nicola Veronese, Davy Vancampfort, Genevieve Williams, Domenico Vicinanza, Sarah E. Jackson, Li Ying, Guillermo F. López-Sánchez and Lin Yang

clustering of the complex sampling design to ensure nationally representative estimates. We included participants with completed information on active transport behavior, sociodemographic characteristics, self-reported LTPA, anthropometric measures, and serum markers. A total of 3248 adults provided

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Gregory Shaw and Iñigo Mujika

has not been demonstrated. Indeed, to the best of our knowledge, no reports are available on the anthropometric characteristics of elite OW swimmers prior to a World Championship competition since 1991. 1 The goal of this case report was to highlight the anthropometric profile of a group of French and

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Mark A. Sutherlin, L. Colby Mangum, Jay Hertel, Susan A. Saliba and Joseph M. Hart

Key Points ▸ Correlations exist between anthropometric measures and transversus abdominis and lumbar multifidus muscle thickness, but are influenced by positions and history of low back pain status. ▸ Mass and body mass index were the most consistent normalization variables for the transversus

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Erik Sesbreno, Gary Slater, Margo Mountjoy and Stuart D.R. Galloway

 al., 1989 ; Silva et al., 2009 ; Wilmore et al., 1970 ), and concerns have been raised about inference of FFM from an indirect measure of subcutaneous FM ( Martin et al., 1990 ). An alternative approach would be to include a wider range of anthropometric measures as applied in the Drinkwater fractionation

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Alejandro Pérez-Castilla, Daniel Jerez-Mayorga, Dario Martínez-García, Ángela Rodríguez-Perea, Luis J. Chirosa-Ríos and Amador García-Ramos

and the anthropometric characteristics have been proposed as one of the potential factors that could explain this variability. Fahs et al 21 found a positive relationship between body height and humerus length with the mean velocity attained at moderate loads (55%–75% 1RM) likely due to the greater

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Nick Dobbin, Jamie Highton, Samantha Louise Moss and Craig Twist

The anthropometric and physical characteristics of rugby league players, including stature, body mass, body composition, speed, strength, power, change-of-direction speed, and intermittent running ability, 1 can influence career progression, 2 , 3 discriminate between selected and nonselected

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Job Fransen, Stephen Bush, Stephen Woodcock, Andrew Novak, Dieter Deprez, Adam D.G. Baxter-Jones, Roel Vaeyens and Matthieu Lenoir

maturation on performance in youth sports is of particular interest in talent identification ( 21 ). Consequently, Vaeyens et al ( 33 ) reported that failing to control for maturation significantly confounds the identification of talented athletes, especially in sports where anthropometrical and physical

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Senda Sammoud, Alan Michael Nevill, Yassine Negra, Raja Bouguezzi, Helmi Chaabene and Younés Hachana

power); psychological traits (eg, stress control, motivation); and the anthropometrical characteristics (eg, height, body mass, and body mass index). ( 29 ). The relationship between human physical characteristics and sports performance has been a source of unceasing interest among scientists ( 14 , 29

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Simone Ciaccioni, Laura Capranica, Roberta Forte, Helmi Chaabene, Caterina Pesce and Giancarlo Condello

-month, biweekly judo training program on anthropometric variables, functional fitness, physical and mental health, BI perception, and FoF in novice older male and female judo practitioners. According to the literature ( Condello, Capranica, et al., 2016 ; Franchini et al., 2011 ; Origua Rios et

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Robert D. Catena, Nigel Campbell, Alexa L. Werner and Kendall M. Iverson

than general body mass increase, affect dynamic balance during pregnancy. Several studies have previously reported on anthropometric changes experienced during pregnancy. 20 – 22 In addition, we have reported that walking balance has nonlinear decrements during pregnancy, with the most significant