Anthropometric Variables and Somatotype of Young and Professional Male Basketball Players

  title={Anthropometric Variables and Somatotype of Young and Professional Male Basketball Players},
  author={Karol Gryko and Anna Kopiczko and Kazimierz Mikołajec and Petr Stastny and Martin Mus{\'a}lek},
BACKGROUND Determining somatic models and profiles in young athletes has recently become a fundamental element in selecting basketball playing positions. The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between the body build of young and adult elite male basketball players at different playing positions. METHODS Participants consisted of 35 young (age: 14.09 ± 0.30 years, n = 35) and 35 adult professional basketball players (age: 24.45 ± 5.40 years, n = 35) competing in elite leagues… CONTINUE READING
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