Physiological, Nutritional and Performance Profiles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athletes

@inproceedings{Andreato2016PhysiologicalNA,
  title={Physiological, Nutritional and Performance Profiles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Athletes},
  author={Leonardo Vidal Andreato and Jonatas FS Santos and Jo{\~a}o VDC Esteves and Val{\'e}ria L. G. Panissa and Ursula Ferreira Julio and Emerson Franchini},
  booktitle={Journal of human kinetics},
  year={2016}
}
This study analysed the physiological, nutritional and performance profiles of athletes practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu. To this end, 15 athletes that practiced Brazilian jiu-jitsu (aged: 28 ± 5 years; 8 brown belts and 7 black belts; training experience: 11 ± 4 years) underwent anthropometric measurements (body composition and somatotype), dietary evaluation (24 h recall) and physical fitness tests (movement time, dynamometer handgrip, kimono grip strength, vertical jump and sit-and-reach tests… CONTINUE READING