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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part I

Association among anthropometric, physiological and physical fitness variables of youth footballers at Sri Lanka


Author(s): S Joniton and Dr. V Gopinath

Abstract: The present study aims to find out the association among anthropometric, physiological and physical fitness variables with playing ability of youth footballers at Sri Lanka. The study was conducted for boys aged from 18 to 28 years represented 41st national sports festival competition 2015at Sri Lanka. The players participated from nine province for national sports competition in Football (180 players) were identified as subjects for this study. The Football playing ability was selected as dependent variable and assessed by subjective rating. The Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, Cardio Respiratory Endurance, Flexibility, Agility, Elastic Power, Height, Weight, Upper Arm Relaxed Girth. Fore Arm Girth, Chest Girth, Wrist Girth, Waist Girth, Thigh Girth, Calf Girth, Angle Girth, Acromiale Raiale Length, Raialesylion Dactylion, Midstylion Dactylion Length, Foot Length, Leg Length,. Forced Expiratory Volume in One Second and VO2 Max were selected as independent variables and tested by standardized procedure. The data collected for playing ability and other selected independent variables. In order to examine the association between playing ability and selected independent variables simple correlation was calculated (P>.05). The result of present study shown significant association with football playing ability and the selected criterion variables among Sri Lankan foot ball players.

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How to cite this article:
S Joniton, Dr. V Gopinath. Association among anthropometric, physiological and physical fitness variables of youth footballers at Sri Lanka. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(3):503-505.
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