Year 2018, Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 53 - 57 2018-06-10

Anthropometric profile of elite women’s volleyball players in the Philippines

Christian Wisdom Magtajas Valleser [1] , Katherine Adrielle R. Bersola [2] , Marla Frances T. Mallari [3] , Emmanuel Liberato V. Papa [4] , Francis Carlos B. Diaz [5] , Mona Liza A. Maghanoy [6] , Catherine Joy D. Lariosa [7]

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The purpose of this study is to determine the anthropometric profile of elite women’s volleyball players in the Philippines. Thirty-six (n=36) subjects with a mean age of 23.9 + 3 years participated in this study and were measured by ISAK-certified anthropometrics. Results showed that elite Filipino women’s volleyball players are relatively taller and heavier than average Filipino females but smaller and lighter than most internationally-successful women’s volleyball teams. They are in the athletic body fat percentage range with a somatotype of endomorph-mesomorph on average. Middle blockers are tall, thin and lean with a mean central somatotype with lengthy extremities. Outside hitters and opposite spikers are relatively tall, lengthy, and muscular with a mean endomorph-mesomorph somatotype. Liberos are shorter and lighter overall with low body fat and a generally endomorphic mesomorph somatotype. Setters are relatively shorter, heavier and larger with higher body fat and an endomorph-mesomorph somatotype on average. Various similarities and differences with related studies are also discussed. 

Anthropometry, body composition, somatotype, volleyball
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
Journal Section Original Articles
Authors

Author: Christian Wisdom Magtajas Valleser (Primary Author)
Institution: College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines
Country: Philippines


Author: Katherine Adrielle R. Bersola
Institution: College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

Author: Marla Frances T. Mallari
Institution: College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

Author: Emmanuel Liberato V. Papa
Institution: College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

Author: Francis Carlos B. Diaz
Institution: College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

Author: Mona Liza A. Maghanoy
Institution: College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

Author: Catherine Joy D. Lariosa
Institution: College of Human Kinetics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines

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APA Valleser, C , Bersola, K , Mallari, M , Papa, E , Diaz, F , Maghanoy, M , Lariosa, C . (2018). Anthropometric profile of elite women’s volleyball players in the Philippines. Turkish Journal of Kinesiology, 4 (2), 53-57. DOI: 10.31459/turkjkin.417481
MLA Valleser, C , Bersola, K , Mallari, M , Papa, E , Diaz, F , Maghanoy, M , Lariosa, C . "Anthropometric profile of elite women’s volleyball players in the Philippines". Turkish Journal of Kinesiology 4 (2018): 53-57 <http://dergipark.org.tr/turkjkin/issue/37335/417481>
Chicago Valleser, C , Bersola, K , Mallari, M , Papa, E , Diaz, F , Maghanoy, M , Lariosa, C . "Anthropometric profile of elite women’s volleyball players in the Philippines". Turkish Journal of Kinesiology 4 (2018): 53-57
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ISNAD Valleser, Christian Wisdom Magtajas , Bersola, Katherine Adrielle R. , Mallari, Marla Frances T. , Papa, Emmanuel Liberato V. , Diaz, Francis Carlos B. , Maghanoy, Mona Liza A. , Lariosa, Catherine Joy D. . "Anthropometric profile of elite women’s volleyball players in the Philippines". Turkish Journal of Kinesiology 4 / 2 (June 2018): 53-57. https://doi.org/10.31459/turkjkin.417481