A comparative study of the maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) and body mass index (BMI) between Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestlers
1Dr.Ali Ahmed Hadi, Dr.Zaid Shakir mahmood, Ali Majeed Abdul Hussein
The research aims to conduct a comparative study in the vo2max and BMI between Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestlers. As Wrestlers were selected for ages (23-26) years, and they are elite wrestlers for the Iraqi national team. They are (6) Wrestlers who were divided into two groups according to the type of activity being practiced. For vo2max evaluation we used Fitmate Pro. Fitmate Pro is one of the products of the Italian company Cosmed specialized in the manufacture of sports and medical laboratory devices, and it is a reliable company on the international level and produces a lot of modern laboratory devices, as well as we used BMI to estimate the quantification of fat in whole body, the statistically analysis was performed via use T-test for analogues groups . We concluded that there were no significant differences between Freestyle and GrecoRoman Wrestlers in the two indicators of the vo2max and BMI.
Vo2max, BMI, freestyle wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling