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Published: 2015-03-30

Comparative Study on Selected Anthropomatrc Measurements between Under 19 Years State Level Male Volleyball Players and Handball Players

Department of Physical Education, University of Kalyani, West Bengal-741235, India.
Department of Physical Education, University of Kalyani, West Bengal-741235, India.
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Abstract

To evaluate these physical abilities, the anthropometric measurements, parameters of body composition such as the percent body fat (% Fat) fat free mass (FFM) and somatotype components are often use. The purpose of the study was to compare the selected anthropometric measurements of under -19 year?s state level male Volleyball and Handball players. Total sixty (60) district level male Volleyball (30) and Handball (30) players were randomly selected from Nadia, Hooghly, South & North 24 Parganas, Kolkata and Howrah. All the subjects were assessed for height, weight, BMI, skin fold thickness, circumference, width, and length. Analyzing the data it was found that- 1. The volleyball players were significantly taller than handball players. 2. The biceps and triceps skin folds of volleyball players were significantly higher than handball players. 3. The volleyball players had greater thigh circumference than handball players.

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SK, A. R., & Mridha, S. (2015). Comparative Study on Selected Anthropomatrc Measurements between Under 19 Years State Level Male Volleyball Players and Handball Players. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 4(1), 86-90. https://doi.org/10.26524/15111


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