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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Inter correlation study of anthropometric variables of Indian collegiate students
Author(s): Dr. Vijay Kumar D, Prachi Sathe and Abhinav Sathe
Abstract:
Background: Handgrip is a predictor of physical fitness, hand functions, and nutritional status. It is affected by many factors including age, sex, body mass index, and hand grip strength.
Aim: To Inter Correlate various anthropometric variables in Indian collegiate students.
Materials and Methods: This study included 105 students of both sexes (52 females and 53 males) selected from Rajeev Gandhi College, Bhopal, India using non-probability purposive sampling method. Their anthropometric parameters including height, weight, B. M. I. and hand grip strength were assessed using routine techniques. The handgrip was measured by using a handheld dynamometer. Hand preference was determined by asking which hand was used to write.
Results: The results were found to be statistically significant.
Conclusion: There is positive correlation between many variables.
Pages: 1501-1503  |  235 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Vijay Kumar D, Prachi Sathe and Abhinav Sathe. Inter correlation study of anthropometric variables of Indian collegiate students. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2018; 3(1): 1501-1503.
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