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Table 2 Descriptive characteristics of players

From: The influence of maturation, fitness, and hormonal indices on minutes played in elite youth soccer players: a cross-sectional study

Variables Mean ± SD
Height (cm) 176.50 ± 5.23
Weight (kg) 60.97 ± 8.29
Chronological age (yrs) 15.61 ± 0.27
Skeletal age (yrs) 16.65 ± 0.84
Maturity Offsets (yrs) 1.97 ± 0.43
Soccer training (mo) 79.92 ± 19.48
V̇O2max (ml kg−1 min−1) 49.84 ± 3.48
Best sprints (s) 6.44 ± 0.24
Worst sprints (s) 7.00 ± 0.31
Fatigue index (s) 0.56 ± 0.29
CMJ (cm) 40.87 ± 4.24
GH (ng/dl) 1.77 ± 2.21
IGF1 (ng/dl) 358.33 ± 105.57
Minutes of playing (min) 1383.37 ± 260.76
  1. V̇O2max: maximal oxygen consumption; CMJ = countermovement jump; GH = growth hormone; IGF1 = insulin-like growth factor