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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part A

A study on differences in anthropometric measurements of school going children


Author(s): Dinabandhu Naskar, Debasish Mandal and Sudip Sundar Das

Abstract: The anthropometric characteristics of boys and girls aged and the relevant differences between them in terms of gender are an important ingredient in the analysis of their effects on the motor behaviour of children. Motor behaviour is the basis for forming motor characteristics and the acquisition of motor skills, which are important for those children who are actively involved in sports activities. Each sport makes its own demands and has its own basic preconditions which need to be met in order for someone to be successful in it. Some studies have focused on the concrete problems of success in sport on samples of subjects aged. PURPOSE: To find out differences anthropometric measurements of children’s. METHODS the subjects of present study were 200 (one hundred) boys and girls. The subjects were of school boys. They used to live in Kultali under district South 24 parganas, rural areas of W.B. Their age varied from 6 to 8 years. The subject was segregated into two (2) age group i.e.-age of 6 to 7, 7 to 8. The come from lower income group families. Personal data of each subject, i. e age, height, weight, leg-length, bi-acromion diameter and skinfolds (biceps, triceps, abdominal, sub-scapula). RESULT: Mean value indicates that their height, weight, leg-length, bi-acromion diameter, skinfolds increased according to increased their age. Boys group are superior to girls group in selected components.

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How to cite this article:
Dinabandhu Naskar, Debasish Mandal and Sudip Sundar Das. A study on differences in anthropometric measurements of school going children. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2017; 4(4): 31-34.
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