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Physiological and Motor Performance Parameters of Female Athlete and Non-Athlete Students in a Ghana University: A Comparative Pilot Study

Monday Omoniyi Moses ORCID 1 , * , Afua Sakyiwa Bohulu 1 , Anthony Adjei Tetteh-Opai 2 , Daniel Afrifa 1 , Christiana Donkor 1 , Ebenezer Essaw 1 , Osei Richard Yaw 2 , Janet Ampong 2 , Emmanuel Abban 2 and Isaac Kwaku Acheampong 1
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1 Department of Sports and Exercise Science, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Sciences and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
2 Directorate of Sports, Kwame Nkrumah University of Sciences and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
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  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: April 30, 2019, 21 (2); e85975
  • Published Online: May 6, 2019
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 1, 2018
  • Revised: January 28, 2019
  • Accepted: February 12, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/zjrms.85975

To Cite: Moses M O , Bohulu A S , Tetteh-Opai A A , Afrifa D , Donkor C , et al. Physiological and Motor Performance Parameters of Female Athlete and Non-Athlete Students in a Ghana University: A Comparative Pilot Study, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2019 ; 21(2):e85975. doi: 10.5812/zjrms.85975.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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