Physical and physiological characteristics of elite women volleyball players.

  title={Physical and physiological characteristics of elite women volleyball players.},
  author={Steven J. Fleck and Susan Schick Case and Joshua Puhl and P Van Handle},
  journal={Canadian journal of applied sport sciences. Journal canadien des sciences appliquees au sport},
  volume={10 3},
The purpose of this study was to compare various physical and performance characteristics of two elite groups of athletes, the 1980 U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team and the collegiate players who composed the 1979 U.S. Women's University Games Volleyball Team. The characteristics compared were age, height, weight, body composition determined via hydrostatic weighing, vertical jumping distance, vertical jumping height, maximal oxygen consumption, heart rate max and respiratory exchange… CONTINUE READING

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