Anthropometric Profile of Elite Azerbaijani Senior Greco-Roman Wrestlers

Keywords: elite, body fat, body mass index, lean body mass, somatotype

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study was to describe the anthropometric profile of elite Azerbaijani senior Greco-Roman wrestlers. Material: Twenty three elite level wrestlers in the preparation camp of national team of Azerbaijan (age 27.21 ± 2.71 years, weight 81.36 ± 19.30 kg and training experience 8.5±3 years) participated in this study as subjects. Body composition features including body mass, body mass index (BMI), lean body mass (LBM) and body fat and anthropometric indices: girth, breadth, SUM of skinfolds in 8 points based on the international society for the advancement of kinanthropometry (ISAK) protocol, basic variables including stretch stature and somatotype have been measured. Results: The mean and standard deviations of the measurements of elite Azerbaijani senior Greco-Roman wrestlers were: stretch stature (172.85 ± 8.37 cm), body mass index (26.76 ± 3.79 lean body mass (73.66 ± 14.41), body fat (8.69 ± 4.46), waist girth (81.76 ± 8.85), gluteal girth (98.2 ± 8.39), arm girth relaxed (34.19 ± 3.82), arm girth flexed and tensed (36.39 ± 3.66), calf girth (38.64 ± 4.13), humerus breadth (7.24 ± 0.61), femur breadth (10.09 ± 0.75), SUM of skinfold at 8 points (58.19 ±32.44), somatotype: endomorphy (2.01 ± 1.05), mesomorphy (6.94±1/23), ectomorphy (1/19 ±0/66). Conclusions: Access to the anthropometric profile of elite wrestlers helps coaches to identify talented athletes and then assist them to lead their wrestlers to achieve superiority and elation by principled and scientific planning.

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Author Biographies

F. Rahmani, University of Guilan
m.foadrahmani@yahoo.com; P.O Box: 1438, Rasht, IRAN
B. Mirzaei, University of Guilan
bmirzaei2000@yahoo.com; P.O Box: 1438, Rasht, IRAN
S. Farajdzadeh Mevaloo, I.R.I. Ministry of Sport and Youth
sfaradjzadeh@yahoo.com; Sanei street, Amir Parviz tower, first floor unit 13, Postal Code 1969955111

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Published
2019-08-28
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Rahmani F, Mirzaei B, Farajdzadeh Mevaloo S. Anthropometric Profile of Elite Azerbaijani Senior Greco-Roman Wrestlers. Pedagogics, psychology, medical-biological problems of physical training and sports. 2019;23(4):196-01. https://doi.org/10.15561/18189172.2019.0406
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