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Acta Medica Medianae
Vol. 42
Number 4, Oktobar, 2003
UDK 61
YU ISSN 0365-4478

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Ivana Mladenović
Fakultet fizičke kulture Čarnojevića 10a
18000 Niš, Srbija i Crna Gora

e-mail: ivanamlad@yahoo.com

COMPARING ANALYSIS OF ANTHROPOMETRICS CHARACTERISTICS AND FUNCTIONAL ABILITIES OF TOP FEMALE FOOTBALL PLAYERS AND OF FEMALE WHO DOESN'T TRAIN ANY SPORT ACTIVELY
 

Ivana Mladenovic


Fakultet fizičke kulture Čarnojevića 10a


    Football is very popular game all over the world and in SCG as well.
Every year in Yugoslavia girls and women are from 7 to 40 years take part in the game of football as a sport as well as a sort of recreation. Technically and tactically this game more and more resembles the male football. The process of training is close to the very edge of female abilities, so we have dynamic game full of duel, long shots and spectacular goals.
    The aim of this research is to confirm differences of developing characteristics and functional abilities female football players and women who don't train any sport actively.
    The research encircled 20 female football players members of football club Masinac (winner of 2003 competition). The control group consisted of 20 female students who didn't go in for any sport actively.
The results show that the average height of female football players is 166.85 5.47 cm and average height of control group is 166.11 5.6 cm. Relative values of maximal oxygen up take is 63.14 8.11 ml/min/kg and 55.43 7.25 for control group. This result show that bought group have aerobic abilities higher than one of average women (30-40 ml/min/kg). Acta Medica Medianae 2003; 42 (4):29-33.

    Key words: female, football, anthropometric, oxygen up take, functional abilities