Anthropometry and body composition of female handball players according to competitive level or the playing position.

@article{Milanese2011AnthropometryAB,
  title={Anthropometry and body composition of female handball players according to competitive level or the playing position.},
  author={Chiara Milanese and Francesco Piscitelli and Chiara Lampis and Carlo Zancanaro},
  journal={Journal of sports sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 12},
  pages={1301-9}
}
Anthropometry and body composition were investigated in 43 female handball players from the Italian championships, grouped according to their competitive level (elite vs. sub-elite) or their playing position [goalkeeper (n = 7), back (n = 14), wing (n = 18), or pivot (n = 4)]. The anthropometry consisted of several circumferences, lengths, widths, and skinfold measurement at six sites; the regional and total body compositions were assessed by means of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). One… CONTINUE READING