Physiological and anthropometric determinants of sport climbing performance.

@article{Mermier2000PhysiologicalAA,
  title={Physiological and anthropometric determinants of sport climbing performance.},
  author={Christine M Mermier and Jeffrey M. Janot and D L Parker and Jeffrey G Swan},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={359-65; discussion 366}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify the physiological and anthropometric determinants of sport climbing performance. METHODS Forty four climbers (24 men, 20 women) of various skill levels (self reported rating 5.6-5.13c on the Yosemite decimal scale) and years of experience (0.10-44 years) served as subjects. They climbed two routes on separate days to assess climbing performance. The routes (11 and 30 m in distance) were set on two artificial climbing walls and were designed to become progressively more… CONTINUE READING

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