1991 Apr;12(2):196-203. Physiological characteristics of elite judo athletes.
The world's first comprehensive judo training book! This is the first in-depth study of the physiology and judo training methods used by world class judoka to achieve peak performance on the tatami. This article reviews the physiological profiles of elite judo athletes from different sex, age and weight categories. Body fat is generally low for these athletes, except for the heavyweight ... author of The Sport Science of Elite Judo Athletes (available from Hatashita Sports) This energy system involves both the ATP-CP (Alactic) and Lactate (anaerobic glycolysis) systems.