R Dataset / Package DAAG / ais

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the ais data set which pertains to Australian athletes data set. The ais data set is found in the DAAG R package. You can load the ais data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("ais"). This will load the data into a variable called ais. If R says the ais data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("DAAG") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the ais R data set. The size of this file is about 13,187 bytes.


Australian athletes data set

Description

These data were collected in a study of how data on various characteristics of the bloood varied with sport body size and sex of the athlete.

Usage

data(ais)

Format

A data frame with 202 observations on the following 13 variables.

rcc

red blood cell count, in

wcc

while blood cell count, in per liter

hc

hematocrit, percent

hg

hemaglobin concentration, in g per decaliter

ferr

plasma ferritins, ng

bmi

Body mass index, kg

ssf

sum of skin folds

pcBfat

percent Body fat

lbm

lean body mass, kg

ht

height, cm

wt

weight, kg

sex

a factor with levels f m

sport

a factor with levels B_Ball Field Gym Netball Row Swim T_400m T_Sprnt Tennis W_Polo

Details

Do blood hemoglobin concentrations of athletes in endurance-related events differ from those in power-related events?

Source

These data were the basis for the analyses that are reported in Telford and Cunningham (1991).

References

Telford, R.D. and Cunningham, R.B. 1991. Sex, sport and body-size dependency of hematology in highly trained athletes. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 23: 788-794.

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Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-86982.csv 12.88 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0