Sprinting Test

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Introduction: The athlete that is being tested is 18 years old and he has been training for 4 years, currently playing at the NCAA Division 1 American football. This athlete has got 179.2cm height and a body mass of 82.4kg, which makes his physical attributes relatively good as a wide receiver, as they need to be lighter and are normally lighter than the rest of the athletes in an American football team, The wide receiver is charged with the responsibility to receive passes from other athletes, this will in turn make him an athlete that needs to be light in order to outrun the other athletes, Robbins (2011) indicates that based on sprinting tests done in his research wide receivers due to their lighter weight are able to perform better at 9.1m, 18.3m, 36.6m sprints having the best performance out of every athlete measured in the team, for the exception of the cornerback. This happens because cornerbacks are responsible for preventing receptions therefor making them a better athlete in order to block the wide receivers.
According to Robbins and Young (2012) Wide receivers weight in more than 90kg that being because they have to run above 30m to 40m. This would explain the different set
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This comes to prove that the case study athlete is on par with the athletes in the same division when it comes to squats, showing that his lower body is well developed like all the others. Being this strong can also mean that there is too much emphasis put on squats instead of other exercises which in the long term will certainly hinder performance and make the athletes unstable while performing in its specific sport, and that could possibly also increase the risk of

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