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Cage fighting has become even more dangerous thanks to extreme dieting

Haines, Matthew (2015) Cage fighting has become even more dangerous thanks to extreme dieting. The Conversation. ISSN 2044-5032

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When it comes to an athlete’s weight, a few grams can make a vital difference to their chances of winning. In some sports, an athlete’s body mass puts them within a strictly defined weight classification. In combat sports such as boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA), this is done to match participants to equal competitors in terms of size, strength and agility and make sure winning comes down to skill (as much as is possible)

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QP Physiology
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Matthew Haines
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2015 13:38
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 11:46


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