"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2017, Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part B
Relationship of somatotype classification with the playing ability of softball male playersAuthor(s):
For the fulfillment of the purpose of this study, total twenty five male Softball players, who participated in various inter-varsity competitions from Panjab University Chandigarh, were selected as subjects. The age group of subjects was between 18-25 years. The purpose of the study was to find out the relationship of Somatotype classification with the playing ability of softball players (male). The Somatotype rating produced by health and Carter (1967) was selected as it involves rating of an individual of some anthropometric and body composition variables. The ‘t’ test was used to assess the relationship of Somatotype classification to playing abilities in softball players. The formula of product moment correlation was applied.
In the study, it was found that softball players had insignificant correlation between each of the somatotype components to their playing ability. Hence, lean and thin individuals who are fragile are not suitable for the game like softball. Pages: 89-90 | 805 Views 22 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Daksh Sharma. Relationship of somatotype classification with the playing ability of softball male players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(6):89-90.