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Design and Interpretation of Anthropometric and Fitness Testing of Basketball Players

Drinkwater, Eric J; Pyne, David; McKenna, Michael J

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The volume of literature on fitness testing in court sports such as basketball is considerably less than for field sports or individual sports such as running and cycling. Team sport performance is dependent upon a diverse range of qualities including size, fitness, sport-specific skills, team tactics, and psychological attributes. The game of basketball has evolved to have a high priority on body size and physical fitness by coaches and players. A player's size has a large influence on the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/37295
Source: Sports Medicine
DOI: 10.2165/00007256-200838070-00004

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