Seasonal changes in body composition in Australian Rules footballers.

  title={Seasonal changes in body composition in Australian Rules footballers.},
  author={Louise M. Burke and R A Gollan and R. S. Read},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={20 2},
Anthropometric measurements were collected from a group of Australian Rules footballers at the start and end of the competitive season. Eighty-nine players were studied, drawn from a top level professional league team, a second level association team and an A-grade amateur association team. Changes in the physical profile of these players during the season were observed. A small but significant gain in fat-free body mass in the top level players was observed (0.9 kg, p less than 0.01), but no… CONTINUE READING