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Anthropometric Characteristics and Body Composition in Aikido Practitioners.

Exercise Physiology
Z Reguli et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, FFM, PBF

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Czech

Journal : International Journal of Morphology

Although aikido is a non-competitive martial art, it is recognised by SportAccord as worldwide practiced combat sport. There is a lack of scientific research in aikido and the influence of aikido practice on the human body is not known. This is the first study that presents anthropometric characteristics and body composition data in aikido practitioners. 33 adult male aikido athletes (age 36.5±9.6 years, height 178±8 cm, weight 81.2±10.1 kg) were measured. All subjects were divided from beginner to intermediate and advanced …
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