A comparison of physiological and anthropometric characteristics among playing positions in junior rugby league players.

@article{Gabbett2005ACO,
  title={A comparison of physiological and anthropometric characteristics among playing positions in junior rugby league players.},
  author={Tim J. Gabbett},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={24 12},
  pages={1273-80}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the physiological and anthropometric characteristics of specific playing positions and positional playing groups in junior rugby league players. METHODS Two hundred and forty junior rugby league players underwent measurements of standard anthropometry (body mass, height, sum of four skinfolds), muscular power (vertical jump), speed (10, 20, and 40 m sprint), agility (L run), and estimated maximal aerobic power (multi-stage fitness test) during the competitive phase of… CONTINUE READING