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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2018, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part D

Effect of the percentage body fat on speed and flexibility of junior free style wrestlers


Author(s): Parwinder Singh and Ashok Kumar

Abstract: Aim: The aim of this study was to examine Effect of the Percentage body fat on Speed and Flexibility of Junior Free Style Wrestlers according to their weight categories.
Method: One hundred fifty (N=150) male junior free style wrestlers were participated as subjects and they were further divided into five groups according to their weight categories, each group was comprised of thirty wrestlers. Body fat percentage was estimated by using Durnin and Womersley equation, Speed was measured with 10m Shuttle and flexibility was measure with sit and reach test.
Results: A positive relationship was also observed percentage body fat related with Shuttle run timing and percentage body fat was also found negative relationship with flexibility.
Conclusion: It is concluded that the free style wrestling is a weight classified sport; therefore the correlation of body composition of the wrestlers with Speed and flexibility is important. The results of the present study also demonstrated the effect of age, height, BF %, Speed and flexibility on the weight categories of junior free style wrestlers.


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How to cite this article:
Parwinder Singh, Ashok Kumar. Effect of the percentage body fat on speed and flexibility of junior free style wrestlers. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(1):208-210.
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