Kinanthropometric characteristics and body composition play a vital role in determining the success of sportspersons. Body composition has beenknown to fundamental to excellence in athletic performance and can also be a predictor of athletic performance. Specific athletic events require different body types, kinanthropometric dimensions and body composition for maximal performance. This book, therefore, provides information on kinanthropometric characteristics, body composition and somatotyping of throwers and jumpers. The throwers and jumpers are analyzed and compared according to their level of performance. The analysis should help to understand the kinanthropometric characteristics, physique and body composition required to different throwing and jumping events and should be especially useful to coaches, trainers and sport scientists to spot young talent and also to design training programmes.