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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 1, Issue 3, Part A

Comparative study on body segments and BMI between cricket players and hockey players


Author(s): Deba Pasad Sahu and Biswabandhu Nayek

Abstract: In the world history, sports was a popular organization and important as today. It has been an interesting aspect for human amusementand a cultural phenomenon at great magnitude. Scientific investigation into the performance of sportsman has been playing an increasingly important role to attain excellence of performance in different sports. Now the sportsman has been able to give outstanding performance because of involvement of new scientifically substantiated training methods and means of execution of sports exercise such as sports techniques and tactics. The purpose of the study was to investigate the difference on body segments and BMI between cricket players and hockey players. 20 male college level batsmen in cricket were selected from Burdwan district, Hooghly district of West Bengal and 20 male college level Hockey players were selected from North 24 pgs, Kolkata and Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal as the subjects for this study. The age of the subject was 18-22 year. Height, Weight, BMI Leg Length, Arm Length for selected anthropometrical variables of the study. Student ‘t’ test was applied to calculate the collected data at 0.05 levels of significance. The result showed that there was a significant difference between male college level cricketer and male college level Hockey players of Height, BMI, Leg Length, Arm Length and no significant difference between Cricketer and Hockey players of Weight

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Deba Pasad Sahu and Biswabandhu Nayek. Comparative study on body segments and BMI between cricket players and hockey players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2015; 1(3): 06-09.
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