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Indian J Exp Biol. 1998 Nov;36(11):1144-6.

Effect of cigarette smoking on muscle strength of flexibility of athletes.

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Department of Physical Education, Regional Engineering College, Warangal, India.

Abstract

Kraus-Webber test which indicates muscle strength and flexibility of certain group of muscles showed significant decrease in cigarette smoking athletes in the age group of 19-30 years compared to nonsmoking athletes. The results indicate tobacco smoke inhalation affects muscle flexibility and strength required for athletes.

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10085784
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