Anatomical and physiologic characteristics to predict football ability. Report of study methods and correlations, University of Arkansas, 1976.

@article{Arnold1980AnatomicalAP,
  title={Anatomical and physiologic characteristics to predict football ability. Report of study methods and correlations, University of Arkansas, 1976.},
  author={Jane A. Arnold and Brian Brown and Roberto Micheli and T P Coker},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1980},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={119-22}
}
In a prospective study of 56 scholarship players at the University of Arkansas in 1976, 14 anatomical and physiologic measurements were carried out on each of the 56 players, to include certain orthopaedic strength, power, and balance tests, and compared to the coaches' subjective ratings of football ability in an effort to determine which characteristics best correlate to the athlete's true performance. The correlation matrix for the criterion measure and the predictor variables of selected… CONTINUE READING