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Table 5 Relative weight analysis with the handball throw from the 7 m and 9 m as the dependent variables and their significant (p < 0.05) predictive factors (PF) in male handball players of different ages

From: Physical fitness and throwing speed in U13 versus U15 male handball players

   Explained variance (%, adjusted R2)
   Total 1st PF 2nd PF 3rd PF 4th PF 5th PF 6th PF 7th PF 8th PF 9th PF 10th PF
All HT7m 70.2 Height OMB Bmass 20 m 3HND CMJ H-ADDND S-IRD S-ERD H-ABDND
14.4 11.0 9.3 7.2 6.3 5.7 4.8 4.6 4.1 3.0
HT9m 66.1 Height Bmass OMB CMJ 20 m 3HND H-ADDND S-IRD S-ERD  
14.9 10.0 9.2 7.0 6.7 6.7 4.5 4.0 3.2  
U13 HT7m 69.9 Height OMB Bmass S-ERD 20 m S-IRD H-ADDND 3HND   
20.2 14.6 9.7 8.3 5.5 4.9 3.8 3.0   
HT9m 66.1 Height Bmass OMB CMJ 20 m 3HND H-ADDND S-IRD S-ERD  
14.9 10.0 9.2 7.0 6.7 6.7 4.5 4.0 3.2  
U15 HT7m 37.2 3HND ROM-IRD 20 m OMB       
12.4 8.4 8.3 8.1       
HT9m 11.7 3HND          
11.7          
  1. D: dominant leg; ND: non-dominant leg; CMJ: countermovement jump (cm); 3H: triple leg hop test (m); 10-m: 10 m sprint (s); 20-m: 20 m sprint (s); OMB: overhead medicine ball throw (m); HT7m: 7 m handball throw (km/h); HT9m: 9-m handball throw (km/h); S-IR: Shoulder internal rotation strength (N); S-ER: shoulder external rotation strength (N); H-ADD: hip adduction strength (N), H-ABD: hip abduction strength (N)