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dc.contributor.author Amusa, L.O.
dc.contributor.author Onyewadume I.U.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-04-08T13:08:46Z
dc.date.available 2011-04-08T13:08:46Z
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.citation Amusa, L.O. and Onyewadume, I.U. (2001) Anthropometry, body composition and somatotypes of Botswana national karate players: a descriptive study. Acta Kinesiologiae Universitatis Tartuensis Vol. 6, pp. 7-14. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1406-9822 (print)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/759
dc.description.abstract The present study was undertaken to assess the physique, body composition and somatotypes of Botswana national karate players camped in preparation for the 1999. All Africa Games held in Johannesburg, South Africa. In total, ten male and seven female karate players took part in the descriptive research. The mean somtotype rating for males were: 2.5±1.1-3.9±0.9-3.0±1.2 and for females: 4.4±0.8-4.7±1.2-1.3±1.1 (endomorphy, mesomorphy and ectomorphy and respectively). This exploratory study has revealed that anthropometric factors of height, body mass,%body fat. BMI and somatotypes are important for high profile sort like karate. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Tartu University Press; http://www.tyk.ee en_US
dc.subject Anthropometry en_US
dc.subject Somatotype en_US
dc.subject Karate en_US
dc.title Anthropometry, body composition and somatotypes of Botswana national karate players: a descriptive study en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US


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