Correlations Between General Strenght and Body Composition in Rugby Players – the Backs Line
The evolution of the rugby game in recent years in Romania, has brought with it the need for updating to the morphological and functional specificity of the players. Knowledge of the somatic profile and adapting it to the game requirements, will surely determine a performance improvement. The purpose of this study is to highlight the specific strength by the morphological particularities of the players from the back line compartment. The hypothesis in this study is that the average body composition for backs falls within the standards arising from similar studies. Material and methods – the study was conducted in preseason of the competition year 2016-2017. Test players are part of the rugby team of the "Cs Politehnica Iași", newly promoted in the first Romanian rugby league.