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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2018, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part C

Prediction of height and weight of Delhi population: A kin anthropometric study


Author(s): Dr. Rajbir Singh

Abstract: Accurate prediction of adult physical status plays an important role in guidance and in the choice of an appropriate game at an early age. This is very scientific and systematic approach and must be used in field of sport and physical education. In the present cross-sectional study of 389 boys were randomly selected ranging in age from 10 to 20 years. They belong to a genetic pool group of Delhi Jat boys (rural area), all residing in Delhi. At present two kin anthropometric variables i.e. weight and height were taken to predict the adult physical status. A ready reckoner was prepared as in table (1) to predict the weight and height of 10 and 11 years at as adult weight and height which is appropriate to this age of 10 and 11 years. For later age it is not advisable due to early or later growth spurt of the group later on. Height and weight are important essential parameters of sports physique in future. So this is the method not only to identify the talent, also to predict the certain parameters of sports at early age to use at adult age. It is good for sports performance that may be used by coaches and other experts in field of physical education and sports.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Rajbir Singh. Prediction of height and weight of Delhi population: A kin anthropometric study. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(2):155-157.
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