ANTHROPOMETRY NOT DISCRIMINATING
Van Der Walt, R. S. (1988). Antropometriese tipering by topdeelnemers in verskillende Olimpiese sportsoorte. S. A. Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 11, 101-120.
Thirty-two measurements were taken on Montreal Olympic Games athletes in gymnastics, boxing, canoeing, swimming, sprinting, cycling, rowing, hockey, wrestling, judo, and weightlifting. All types of analyses were used to look at differences and clusterings.
Implication. "Even amongst the world's best, identification of participants by means of anthropometric variables is difficult."
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