Abdominal body composition differences in NFL football players.

@article{Bosch2014AbdominalBC,
  title={Abdominal body composition differences in NFL football players.},
  author={Tyler A Bosch and T Pepper Burruss and Nate L Weir and Kurt A Fielding and Bryan E Engel and Todd D Weston and Donald R. Dengel},
  journal={Journal of strength and conditioning research},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={3313-9}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine visceral fat mass as well as other measures abdominal body composition in National Football League (NFL) players before the start of the season. Three hundred and seventy NFL football players were measured before the start of the season using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. Regional fat and lean mass was measured for each player. Players were categorized into 3 groups based on positions that mirror each other: linemen; linebackers/tight ends/running… CONTINUE READING
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