Somatotype of Top-Level Serbian Rhythmic Gymnasts

  title={Somatotype of Top-Level Serbian Rhythmic Gymnasts},
  author={Tijana Purenovi{\'c}-Ivanovi{\'c} and Ru{\vz}ena Popovi{\'c}},
  booktitle={Journal of human kinetics},
Body size and build influence performance in many sports, especially in those belonging to the group of female aesthetic sports (rhythmic gymnastics, artistic gymnastics, and figure skating). These sports pose high specific demands upon the functional, energy, motor and psychological capacities of athletes, but also upon the size, body build and composition of the performers, particularly of the top-level female athletes. The study of the top athletes (rhythmic gymnasts, in this case) may… CONTINUE READING