Discriminant analysis of anthropometric and biomotor variables among elite adolescent female athletes in four sports

  title={Discriminant analysis of anthropometric and biomotor variables among elite adolescent female athletes in four sports},
  author={Mario Leone and Georges Larivi{\`e}re and Alain Steve Comtois},
  journal={Journal of Sports Sciences},
  pages={443 - 449}
The aim of this study was to identify anthropometric and biomotor variables that discriminated among groups of elite adolescent female athletes aged 14.3 ± 1.3 years (mean ± s) from four different sports (tennis, n = 15; swimming, n = 23; figure skating, n = 46; volleyball, n = 16). The anthropometric variables included body mass, height, bi-epicondylar breadth of the distal extremity of the humerus and femur, maximal girth of the calf and biceps and the sum of five adipose skinfolds. The… 
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