Variazione della composizione corporea dovuta ad un intenso periodo di allenamento

G. Melchiorri, A. Andreoli, N. Candeloro, A. De Lorenzo

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Purpose: To show the importance of the study of body composition in functional capacity evaluation of athletes who play professional football, during periods of very hard training (before the beginning of the championship), in order to appreciate every kind of adaptation to the training itself more precisely. Materials and Methods: 18 semiprofessional football players, ages 18-32 yr., weight 75.2 ±8.1 kg, height 180.8±5.5 cm have been subjected to body composityon evaluation, using Biolectrical Impedance Analysis (B.I.A) and antropometrics measurements, the day before the beginning of the trainings and at the end of them (just before the beginning of the championship) Results: The athletes at end the training period (15 day) schowed significant loss of weight (1.6 kg; p

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)73-76
Number of pages4
JournalClinica Terapeutica
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2000

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