football players in Turkey used DXA. Therefore, there is a need to profile the body composition of American football players with respect to playing positions in Turkey to provide a baseline data for the future.
In addition, having bone mineral density (BMD) within the normal range is of great importance in collision sports, like American football, to prevent or reduce spinal injuries. However, there is no study examining BMD of American football players in Turkey. Therefore, the aim of this study was to compare whole and segmental body composition and BMD of
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