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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part C

Comparative study of selected anthropometric measurement of inter-collegiate basketball and handball players


Author(s): Onkar Vijay Sawant

Abstract: This study is to find out the differences between two game players on selected anthropometric measurement and find out the similarity between Handball and Basketball intercollegiate players. The study the selected anthropometric measurement if inter collegiate Handball and Basketball players. In this study compare the selected anthropometric measurement between Handball and Basketball players. It was hypothesis that there would be no significant difference in anthropometric measurement of handball and basketball players. The players who have participated in inter collegiate handball and basketball tournament of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati were the sources of data for the present study. The present study to participate in inter collegiate handball and basketball tournament of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati were selected 20 handball and 20 basketball players with simple random sampling method. The researcher some used tools for the present study Anthropometric measurement 1. Scale for measurement standing height 2. Measuring tape to measure girth of muscles and length of body parts. 3. Weaving machine to measure body weight. To test the hypothesis, level of significance at 0.05 level of confidence was considered adequate for the purpose of this study. While using analysis of variance, a value of t=2.02 was needed for being significant at 0.05 level of confidence for 38 degree of freedom. To obtain raw data, the present researcher selected 30 subjects of handball and basketball players. The raw data obtained for each group of anthropometric measurement were arranged in frequency distribution table. Then mean and standard deviation were calculated and‘t’ test was applied to find out significance level. The mean and standard deviation of anthropometric measurement were calculated. The mean height of basketball and handball players was 5.632 and 5.686 respectively and t value (0.467) appeared in significant. It can be conclude that due to same nature of the game handball and basketball there was significant difference found in Anthropometric measurement, basketball and handball players are same in height. There was significant difference in weight, leg length, thigh girth, arm length between basketball and handball players.

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How to cite this article:
Onkar Vijay Sawant. Comparative study of selected anthropometric measurement of inter-collegiate basketball and handball players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(2):140-142.
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