Anthropometric and body composition analysis: the comparison between different positions and competition levels of successful rugby union players

Kate Pumpa, Jean Murphy, Clare Corish, Ruth Wood-Martin

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The aim of this study was to investigate the anthropometric and body composition of professional rugby union players across different positions (forwards and backs) and at three different playing levels: senior, academy and sub-academy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-121
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Body Composition Research
Volume10
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Anthropometric and body composition analysis: the comparison between different positions and competition levels of successful rugby union players. / Pumpa, Kate; Murphy, Jean; Corish, Clare; Wood-Martin, Ruth.

In: International Journal of Body Composition Research, Vol. 10, No. 4, 2012, p. 115-121.

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