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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part C

A comparative study on selected anthropometrical measurements of Kabaddi and boxing players


Author(s): Chetan Sharma

Abstract: This research was entitled as “A Comparative study on selected Anthropometrical Measurements of kabaddi and Boxing Players”. In the present study district and State level junior kabaddi and boxing male players were selected as the subjects. All subjects were the trainees of kabaddi and boxing at Shiksha Bharti Vidya Niketan Kalayat, Haryana. The lange's skinfold caliper was used to measure the skinfold and the weight of the subject was measured with the help of digital weighing machine. Triceps skinfold, Biceps skinfold, Suprailiac skinfold, Subscapular skinfold, Calf skinfold, Thigh skinfold, Body density, Fat Percent, Fat weight, Lean Body Mass measurements were taken on each subject. It is observed that kabaddi players possess more thickness of triceps, biceps, suprailiac, calf & thigh skinfolds than those of the Boxers, except sub-scapular skinfold. Further it is observed that there exist significant differences in mean score of body composition variables i.e. kabaddi players possess more fat weight and fat percentage than those of the Boxers whereas Boxers possess more body density and lean body mass than those of the kabaddi players.

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How to cite this article:
Chetan Sharma. A comparative study on selected anthropometrical measurements of Kabaddi and boxing players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(4):140-142.
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