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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part B

Anthropometric measurements among hockey and football players: A comparative analysis


Author(s): Amolak Singh Bhullar

Abstract: The purpose of the study is to compare the Anthropometric measurements between the Hockey and Football players. A total number of Thirty Six (N=36) subjects were selected for the study in which Eighteen (n=18) male players had participated in Panjab University inter-college tournament in Football and eighteen (n=18) male players had participated in Panjab University inter-college tournament in Hockey during the session 2015-16. The athletes were selected by applying purposive sampling technique. The variables selected for measurement and comparison between the athletes were height, weight, arm length and leg length. The age of subjects ranged between 18 to 24 years. The Mean, Standard Deviation, Mean Difference and t-value were calculated to find out the significance of difference between both groups. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The result revealed no significant differences between the height, weight and leg length of the Football and Hockey players however there was significant difference between the arm length of both group. In conclusion there was no significant difference between the height, weight and leg length of the Football and Hockey players. However, the Hockey players have longer arms than the Football players.

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How to cite this article:
Amolak Singh Bhullar. Anthropometric measurements among hockey and football players: A comparative analysis. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(3):73-74.
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