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Antropometric characteristics and body composition of latinoameric dancers of Serbia
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Dragana Labudović, Sanja Mandarić, Marija Macura, Lidija Moskovljević.
Densing Club «Calypso» Belgrade, Serbia; University of Belgrade, Faculty of Sport and Physical Education, Serbia.

indent Abstract
Latin American dances, at a dance sport competitions, consist of five couple dances, different in performance, character and tempo of music: samba, cha-cha, rumba, paso doble and jive. The influence on achievement in sports dance has certain morphological characteristics of dancers from two aspects, functional and aesthetic. The aim of this paper was to measure certain anthropometric dimensionalities using the standard procedures on a suitable sample and determine the body composition of Latin American dancers of the first federal rank of Serbia. For the purpose of the research, 16 anthropometric variables and a specific body composition were measured, using the equations of the program by Matejka (Mateigki). The obtained data were processed with descriptive statistical indicators, while one-factor analysis of variance (ANOVA) was applied from the space of comparative statistics. The results showed that the dancers are moderately slim and have a balanced physical structure of the body, that there are certain differences in relation to gender, and that there are no statistically significant differences in dimensionality and body composition compared to age categories in both genders. The results obtained are in accordance with previous research.

 

keywords ANTROPOMETRY / MORPHOTYPE / SPORT DANCE / PHYSICAL COMPOSITION / ART SPORTS
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