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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part A

Nutritional status of intercollege and interuniversity male volleyball players


Author(s): Sushmita Kumari, Barkha Bhatnagar, AK Uppal

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to assess the nutritional status of intercollegiate and interuniversity male volleyball players. The subjects for the study were 48 male intercollegiate and 48 male interuniversity volleyball players. The information about nutritional intake was obtained with the help of a self-structured questionnaire which was personally administered by the research scholar to the subjects. From the data furnished by the subjects’ amount of macro nutrients consumed during 24 hours was calculated as per the procedure mentioned in the book entitled Nutritive Value of the Indian Foods published by National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad. For each of the macro nutrient that is proteins, fats and carbohydrates, means, standard deviation, skewness and kurtosis were computed. The analysis of data reveals that the status of the interuniversity level male volleyball players is better than intercollegiate male volleyball players. The analysis of data further showed that in the case of interuniversity level a male volleyball player the consumptions of all the three macro nutrients i.e. was significantly higher as compared to intercollegiate male volleyball players. The t-values obtained were 5.99 for protein, 3.71 for fat and 5.27 for carbohydrate.

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How to cite this article:
Sushmita Kumari, Barkha Bhatnagar, AK Uppal. Nutritional status of intercollege and interuniversity male volleyball players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(3): 28-30.
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