The importance of anthropometry, physical and motor skills, sport specific testing and sports vision techniques in the evaluation of adult male rugby

Sport has become an increasingly competitive field of expertise, thus it is imperative that an athlete is able to perform at the highest level possible at all times. Many coaches and athletes are under the falseimpression that performance is solely determined by physical capabilities and as a result...

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Published in: Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir natuurwetenskap en tegnologie Vol. 31; no. 1
Main Authors: Gray, S, Henning, E, Kleynhans, M, Grobbelaar, Craig, Terblanche, H, Crafford, Dalene, Du Toit, Peet
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Published: 03-06-2012
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Summary: Sport has become an increasingly competitive field of expertise, thus it is imperative that an athlete is able to perform at the highest level possible at all times. Many coaches and athletes are under the falseimpression that performance is solely determined by physical capabilities and as a result, theyfail to account for compounding factors such as: fitness levels, visual skills, body composition, nutritional status and the lifestyle habits of the athletes.
ISSN: 0254-3486
2222-4173
DOI: 10.4102/satnt.v31i1.285