• Medicine
  • Published 1984

The profiling of professional football players.

  title={The profiling of professional football players.},
  author={Gleim Gw},
We examined one professional football team over the course of the 1979 season in an attempt to divide the team into four basic positional categories of Line, TE-LB, OB, and DB-WR. Numerous significant differences could be found between these groups with regard to speed, anthropometric data, strength, and performance tests. This indicates a great deal of homogeneity by position within the professional football roster. We then employed a statistical treatment called "discriminant analysis," which… CONTINUE READING