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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
Determination of somatotyping in 8- to 14- year males in the Districts of Chandauli and Mirzapur Uttar Pradesh, India
Author(s): Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh and Dr. M Elayaraja
Abstract:
Somatotype characteristics of children were studied in the districts of Chandauli and Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh, India with an age range between 8 yrs. and 14 years. Five hundred and one male children were studied randomly. Mesomorphic Eectomorph body type was obtained for all children except the eight year children when average vales were considered. Significant difference was observed among the different age groups. 14 year-old children were more mesomorphic among the all age groups whereas 12 year and 13 year-old children were more ectomorphic.
Pages: 679-684  |  387 Views  17 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh, Dr. M Elayaraja. Determination of somatotyping in 8- to 14- year males in the Districts of Chandauli and Mirzapur Uttar Pradesh, India. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):679-684.
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