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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part F

An analysis of selected body composition variables among sportspersons


Author(s): Mukesh Kumar

Abstract: The study was aimed to analyse the selected body composition variables among the sportspersons. A total of 30 subjects divided into 15 subjects from light to Walter weight (under Walter weight category) and 15 subjects from Walter to heavy weight category (heavy weight category) of 17-25 years of age were selected from homogenous group during all India university competition of boxing held in lovely professional university 2014-15. The “body composition monitor” with scale HBF- 361 was used to collect the data on skeletal muscle, subcutaneous fat and body age. The data was analysed through the SPSS 20 version, by applying the independent t-test. After analysing the data, it was clear that significant difference was found in the (skeletal muscle, subcutaneous fat and body age) body composition of the boxers of Walter weight and high weight category, and the null hypothesis was rejected at 0.05 level significance. Thus it was concluded that there is difference in the body composition of Walter weight and upper weight category of the boxers.

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Mukesh Kumar. An analysis of selected body composition variables among sportspersons. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(6):344-345.
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