Somatotype is More Interactive with Strength than Fat Mass and Physical Activity in Peripubertal Children

  title={Somatotype is More Interactive with Strength than Fat Mass and Physical Activity in Peripubertal Children},
  author={Carlos C. Marta and Daniel Almeida Marinho and Aldo M. Costa and Tiago Manuel Barbosa and M{\'a}rio Cardoso Marques},
  journal={Journal of Human Kinetics},
  pages={83 - 91}
Somatotype is More Interactive with Strength than Fat Mass and Physical Activity in Peripubertal Children The purpose of this study was to analyse the interaction between somatotype, body fat and physical activity in prepubescent children. This was a cross-sectional study design involving 312 children (160 girls, 152 boys) aged between 10 and 11.5 years old (10.8 ± 0.4 years old). Evaluation of body composition was done determining body mass index and body fat by means of skin-fold measurements… 

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