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2021, Vol. 8, Issue 2, Part A

Comparison of anthropometric profile between national level volleyball and football players


Author(s): Harekrishna Das and Dr. Saikot Chatterjee

Abstract: Anthropometry is a specialized branch of science dealing measurement of body parts of living organisms. There is a further specialized branch of anthropometry dealing with measurement of human body part when they are involved in movement or locomotion or more clearly speaking the athletes. Stature of a person or his anthropometric profile to a great extent influences his sport performance. Different game or sporting event has a specific demand for stature or anthropometric structure. Considering the importance, the scholar premeditated to conduct a study on “Comparison Of Anthropometric Profile Between National Level Volleyball And Football Players”. The purpose of this study was to compare anthropometric profile between national level male volleyball and football players. To achieve the purpose of this study, total 67(sixth six) National level players (33 male volleyball players and 34 football players) were selected as the subject from various clubs, university and associations of west Bengal. Initially descriptive statistics was calculated and further “t”-test was computed for observing the degree of difference between the means. The level of significance was fixed at 0.05 level of confidence. Data analysis revealed that there exists significant difference between the length measurements variables such as Standing Height., Sitting Height, Arm Length R, and Arm Length L i.e. the volleyball players were superior than the footballers with respect to length measurements mentioned above but there was no significant difference with respect to girth measurements.

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Harekrishna Das, Dr. Saikot Chatterjee. Comparison of anthropometric profile between national level volleyball and football players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(2):14-19.
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