2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Study on physical and physiological status of Bhaichung Bhutia football school players
Author(s): Dr. Deepak Sharma and Jaiveer Singh Rawat
The study was conducted to determine the physical and physiological status of Bhaichung Bhutia football school players of Rohini centre, New Delhi. For the purpose of the study a total of 20 male soccer players were selected from Bhaichung Bhutia football school players of Rohini centre, New Delhi. The purposive sampling method was adopted to select the subjects for the study. All the subjects were in the age category of 14-17 years and was considered in only one group. The physical and physiological variables selected for the study was Height, Weight, Body composition (Fat mass, Fat %, Lean body mass), Vital capacity, VO2max. A descriptive statistic was used to determine the physical and physiological status of young soccer players. The equipment’s or test used for the collection of data were stadiometer, electronic weighing machine, skin fold calliper, dry spirometer and cooper 12-minute walk/run test. The result of the study revealed that the average fat percentage of the players was 10.03% it may be due to the nature of the game as a soccer player require low fat percentage to perform a sharp and quick movement to beat an opponent or the difference may be because of the vigorous training program the soccer players went through. The average height and weight of players was 162 cm and 52 kg respectively which brings a conclusion that the average BMI of players falls in the normal category in the BMI chart. The average vital capacity of the players was 2.34 L which indicates that the players are falling below average lungs capacity. The maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) of the players was 40.37 ml/kg/min, which indicates an average cardio respiratory fitness and endurance capacity of players.
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Dr. Deepak Sharma, Jaiveer Singh Rawat. Study on physical and physiological status of Bhaichung Bhutia football school players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):1931-1934.