Table 1. Means (±SD) of age and body composition indices in Filipino male and female karate and pencak silat athletes.
Pencak silat Karate
Males (n = 17) Females (n = 5) Males (n = 12) Females (n = 5)
Age (years) 24.4 (4.8) 20.4 (3.7) 24.0 (4.8) 20.3 (1.3)
Height (m) 1.68 (.05) 1.56 (.06) 1.70 (.05) 1.61 (3.6)
Body mass (kg) 63.2 (9.1) 53.3 (7.8) 64.3 (7.1) 55.8 (6.9)
RPI (cm/kg0.333) 42.4 (1.7) 41.7 (.6) 42.5 (1.5) 42.3 (1.4)
Σ6 skinfolds (mm) 53.7 (24.2) 86.2 (20.2) 48.1 (15.7) 63.6 (24.7)
Proportional Σ6 skinfolds (mm) 54.3 (24.6) 93.4(19.0) 48.1 (15.2) 67.0 (25.4)