"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2017, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part F
Relationship of body mass index with agility and speed of university playersAuthor(s):
Dr. Mahesh Singh Dhapola and Dr. Bharat VermaAbstract: Purpose:
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships of height, weight and BMI with agility and speed of male university players.Methodology:
Total 46 male players were selected as subjects from Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, and Chhattisgarh. Age of the subjects ranged between 20 to 25 years. Selected Variables for the study were Height, Weight, BMI, Agility and Speed. Standardized test or tools like stediometer, weighing machine, 4x10mt. Shuttle run test, 50 yard dash test etc. were used to collect the data for selected variables. To find out relationship between selected variables, descriptive statistics and the Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation was used. Findings:
There exists a significant relationship between Weight and Agility (r=.670, p
<0.05), weight and speed (r=.543, p
<0.05), BMI and Agility (r=.546, p
<0.05) and BMI and Speed (r=.752, p
<0.05). There were no significant correlation found between Height and Agility (r=.164, p
>0.05) and Height and Speed (r=.065, p
>0.05). Pages: 313-315 | 784 Views 40 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Dr. Mahesh Singh Dhapola and Dr. Bharat Verma. Relationship of body mass index with agility and speed of university players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2017; 4(2): 313-315.