Detection of female volleyball player body composition uzing bioelectric impedanse analysis: cross-sectional study

Keywords: female volleyball players, body composition, bioelectric impedance analysis, detection


Purpose: In today's sport, and especially in high-performance sports where volleyball also belongs, continuous monitoring of Body Composition (BC) can significantly regulate the training process, which has a positive effect on the top form of athletes. Aim of the current study was to assess and analyze the body composition of a female volleyball players VC "Jahorina", by Bioelectric Impedance Analysis (BIA).

Material and methods: In study the participants consist 18 female volleyball players, the members of the  Volleyball Club ''Jahorina'' from Pale, East Sarajevo City (Body height = 173 ± 8.77 cm; Body weight = 66.04 ± 9.09kg; BMI = 22.03 ± 2.19 kg/m², decimal age 19.11 ± 2.63 years old) who competes in the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H).

Results: of the study showed that the body composition is within the healthy (allowed) values recommended for this population of volleyball players (Body Fat = 24.82%; Body Fat=11.44kg; Body Water = 53.68%; Body Muscle = 47.09 kg, BMR = 1538.08; DCI = 6435.38, etc.).

Conclusion: Compared to the results of other authors, that Jahorina volleyball players do not lag far behind European clubs in terms of weaker BC (BF%, BFkg, BW%, BMkg, BMR, DCI, BMI, etc.). The only place where they are inferior is the body height of the volleyball player (height = 173 ± 8.77 cm), while the relative value of Body weight = 66.04 ± 9.09 kg is evident.


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Author Biographies

Ratko Pavlović, University of East Sarajevo, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Faculty of Physical Education and Sport of University of East Sarajevo

30 Vuk Karadžić Street, Republika Srpska, 71123, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Vladan Savić, University of East Sarajevo, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Faculty of Physical Education and Sport of University of East Sarajevo,

30 Vuk Karadžić Street, Republika Srpska, 71123, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nikola Radulović, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Faculty of Sport and Physical Education,  University of Novi Sad,

Lovćenska 16, 21101 Novi Sad, Serbia

Iryna Skrypchenko, Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs, Dnipro, Ukraine

Department of Physical Education and Tactical & Special Training

Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs,

Gagarin Avenue, 26, 49005, Dnipro, Ukraine


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Pavlović, R., Savić, V., Radulović, N., & Skrypchenko, I. (2022). Detection of female volleyball player body composition uzing bioelectric impedanse analysis: cross-sectional study. Health, Sport, Rehabilitation, 8(1), 28-38.
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