Anthropometric-based selection and sprint kayak training in children.

  title={Anthropometric-based selection and sprint kayak training in children.},
  author={David A Aitken and David G. Jenkins},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  volume={16 6},
A 12 week kayak training programme was evaluated in children who either had or did not have the anthropometric characteristics identified as being unique to senior elite sprint kayakers. Altogether, 234 male and female school children were screened to select 10 children with and 10 children without the identified key anthropometric characteristics. Before… CONTINUE READING