Revista Ciencias de la Salud
Print version ISSN 1692-7273
CORREA B., Jorge Enrique. Determination of the anthropometric and physical qualities profile in footballers children of Bogotá. Rev. Cienc. Salud [online]. 2008, vol.6, n.2, pp. 74-84. ISSN 1692-7273.
Objective. The objective of this study is to define the profile anthropometric and of basic physical qualities, in 306 children in 7-16 year-old ages. Method. Is carried out anthropometric mensurations of weight (kg) and it height (m), IMC (weight (kg)/it height (m 2 ), percentage of corporal fat, besides the test of Course Navatte, horizontal jump without impulse, Sit and Reach to each one of the fellows. Results. The results were analyzed from the statistical point of view with measures of central tendency, you uses the stocking, the typical standard deviation as I calculate of variability, with a p <0,05 like significant difference. You identifies the variable anthropometric and of physical qualities finding differences in the population as for the percentage of corporal fat, the power aerobic, the flexibility and the explosive force in inferior members. Conclusions. Differences are shown in the opposing values and this can be influenced, for nutritional, socioeconomic factors and for the type of used training.
Keywords : physical qualities; anthropometry; children footballers; evaluation; body composition.