Skin-fold Thickness and Race Performance in Male Mountain Ultra-marathoners

@inproceedings{Knechtle2009SkinfoldTA,
  title={Skin-fold Thickness and Race Performance in Male Mountain Ultra-marathoners},
  author={Beat Knechtle and Thomas Rosemann},
  year={2009}
}
Recent studies showed in high level runners both an association between selected skin-fold thicknesses at the lower limb and running performance and between thickness of skin-fold and training. We investigated the association of skin-fold thicknesses with total race time in 25 male mountain ultra-marathoners with 44.5 (7.0) years, 73.0 (7.8) kg body mass, 1.78 (0.07) m body height and a BMI of 22.9 (1.8) kg/m in a 7-day mountain ultra-marathon over 350 km with 11,000 m of altitude. The… CONTINUE READING
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