A comparison of physiological and anthropometric characteristics among playing positions in sub-elite rugby league players.

@article{Gabbett2006ACO,
  title={A comparison of physiological and anthropometric characteristics among playing positions in sub-elite rugby league players.},
  author={Tim J. Gabbett},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 12},
  pages={1273-80}
}
This study compared the physiological and anthropometric characteristics of specific playing positions and positional playing groups in sub-elite rugby league players. Altogether, 415 sub-elite rugby league players underwent measurements of standard anthropometry (body mass, height, sum of four skinfolds), muscular power (vertical jump), speed (10-m, 20-m, and 40-m sprint), agility ("L" run), and estimated maximal aerobic power (multi-stage fitness test). Props were significantly heavier and… CONTINUE READING

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