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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: Age-related differences in linear sprint in adolescent female soccer players

Groups Age (year) Years to /from APHV Height (cm) Body mass (kg) BMI Training practical (h·w−1)
U14
n = 20
13.1 ± 0.5*# 0.36 ± 0.58*# 154.1 ± 7.6*# 48.8 ± 7.8# 20.6 ± 2.64  ~ 3 h (1 technical-tactical sessions + 1 physical sessions)
U16
n = 37
14.2 ± 1.6^ 2.01 ± 0.98^ 157.9 ± 6.8 51.8 ± 7.8 20.8 ± 2.35  ~ 4 h (1 technical-tactical sessions + 2 physical sessions)
U18
n = 23
16.7 ± 0.6 2.74 ± 0.48 160.2 ± 6.1 56.1 ± 6.5 21.8 ± 2.07  ~ 4 h (1 technical-tactical sessions + 2 physical sessions)
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviation. U14: Under 14 years old. APHV: age at peak height velocity; BMI: Body mass index
  2. *Significant difference (p < 0.05) between U14 versus U16 players
  3. #Significant difference (p < 0.05) between U14 versus U18 players
  4. ^Significant difference (p < 0.05) between U16 versus U18 players