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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

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ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Analytic study of selected anthropometric characteristics between tribal and non-tribal female players of Himachal Pradesh
Author(s): Lakshmi Tara and Dr. Hari Singh
Abstract:
The present study has been conducted on 300 female players with an aim to find out the difference in selected anthropometric characteristics between tribal (n=150) and non-tribal (n=150) senior secondary school players of Himachal Pradesh. Tribal sample were taken from the two tribal districts i.e. Lahaul- Spiti and Kinnaur and two tribal tehsil i.e. Bharmour and Pangi of Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh. Non-tribal sample were taken from the three districts i.e. Hamirpur, Bilaspur and Una of Himachal Pradesh. Each player was tested for various anthropometric measurements necessary for estimation of chest circumference, upper arm circumference, forearm circumference, thigh circumference and calf circumference of tribal and non-tribal female players. To analyze the difference in selected anthropometric characteristics of two groups of tribal and non-tribal female players were determined through‘t’ test. From the findings, it has been found that tribal senior secondary school players possessed significantly in chest circumference, upper arm circumference, forearm circumference, thigh circumference and calf circumference than their counterpart non-tribal senior secondary school female players.
Pages: 176-178  |  519 Views  2 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Lakshmi Tara and Dr. Hari Singh. Analytic study of selected anthropometric characteristics between tribal and non-tribal female players of Himachal Pradesh. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2017; 2(2): 176-178.
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