Table 1

Demographic characteristics of players

Total (n=118)Goalkeeper (n=9)Defender (n=45)Midfielder (n=33)Forward (n=31)
Age, years27.2±7.228.2±4.527.4±4.426.7±3.626.8±3.6
Height, cm182±6.2187±5.2185±5.0179±4.4180±6.7
Weight, kg78.3±7.381.2±6.780.8±6.673.8±4.177.1±8.8
Serie
 First88 (75%)6 (67%)37 (82%)23 (70%)22 (71%)
 Second30 (25%)3 (33%)8 (18%)9 (30%)9 (29%)
International level
 Yes66 (56%)6 (67%)27 (60%)14 (42%)18 (58%)
 No52 (44%)3 (33%)18 (40%)18 (58%)13 (42%)