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Research Article

Demographic Characteristics of World Class Jamaican Sprinters

Table 1

Mode of travel by groups.

GroupsMode of travel to school
WalkBicycleTransport (bus, car)

Jump and throw10 (40%)2 (8%)13 (52%)
Middle distance12 (80%)3 (20%)0
Sprint12 (10%)0108 (90%)
Control15 (12%)0110 (88%)

The mode of travel to school did not differ between the controls and sprint athletes but differs slightly between the controls and jump and throw athletes ( ,    and and , resp.).
There was a significant difference between the controls and middle distance athletes ( ,    ).
There was also a significant difference between the sprint and middle distance athletes ( and    ) and between the jump and throw and middle distance athletes ( ,    ).

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