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Body Composition in Selective Groups of Elite Indian Sportsmen : A Comparative Study

@inproceedings{Singh2019BodyCI,
  title={Body Composition in Selective Groups of Elite Indian Sportsmen : A Comparative Study},
  author={Krishan Singh and A. Krishnan and Deep Sharma and C. Guru},
  year={2019}
}
Body composition is an important indicator of the physical fitness and health of athletes. Excess fat% in body acts as dead weight which must be lifted against gravity during sports leading to increase in energy demands thereby decreasing performance. Endurance athletes require less fat-free mass% and fat %, as they have to move their total body mass horizontally for extended periods thereby reducing performance. Body composition was analysed in 30 subjects each of Wrestling, Weightlifting… Expand

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