Growth in Body Size Affects Rotational Performance in Women's Gymnastics

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Abstract

National and state representative female gymnasts (n = 37), aged initially between 10 and 12 years, completed a mixed longitudinal study over 3.3 years, to investigate the effect of body size on gymnastic performance. Subjects were tested at four‐monthly intervals on a battery of measures including structural growth, strength and gymnastic performance. The group were divided into ‘high growers’ and ‘low growers’ based on height (>18 cm or 15 kg or
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-176
JournalSports Biomechanics
Volume2
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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