alexa Abstract | Evaluation of body composition in elite sprint cyclists from the viewpoints of Iran prominent coaches

European Journal of Experimental Biology
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The aim of the present study, body composition indices in elite cyclists fast from the view points of Iran prominent coaches. For this purpose, a prominent Iranian scholar, coaches in club championship tournament in 2008 in the city of Karaj International Taftanin 2008, attended assess. Due to the nature of research and the number of population, all the population, the census method, for example, in this study, has been studied(N=100)gauges the study, a questionnaire with are liability of 0.92, respectively. Statistical data using EXCEL and SPSS software and ttest at the significance level of the repeated measurements, were analyzed (a=0.05). results showed that, according to the coaches, muscle type, height to weight ratio, and a muscular type of fat in the body composition of elite cyclists speed are important criteria, therefore, recommended cycling talent and coaches, to discover outstanding talents and improve athletic performance, according to the measures of body composition, and for the development of athletes, exercise alone will not suffice.

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Author(s): Hadi Bashafaat Mohammad Ali Boostani Amin Allah Dashtiyan and Mohammad Hassan Boostani


Index of body composition, Cycling, Cycling prominent coaches, talent identification

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