Anthropometric characteristics evolution in elite rhythmic gymnasts.

  title={Anthropometric characteristics evolution in elite rhythmic gymnasts.},
  author={Alessandra di Cagno and Carlo Baldari and Claudia Battaglia and Laura Guidetti and Marina Piazza},
  journal={Italian journal of anatomy and embryology = Archivio italiano di anatomia ed embriologia},
  volume={113 1},
The aims of this research were to assess anthropometric characteristics of high-level senior and junior rhythmic gymnasts; and was to investigate the changes of anthropometric characteristics over a 4 years period, in different senior and junior groups of the same technical level. Twenty anthropometric variables of 63 participants were collected and body composition and sitting-height-to-stature-ratio measures were calculated. The two-way (gymnast category and time) ANOVA of the anthropometric… CONTINUE READING