2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Relationship between selected kinanthropometric variables and playing ability among intercollegiate volleyball players
Author(s): N Karthikeyan and Dr. S Thirumalai Kumar
The purpose of the study was to find out the relationship between selected kinanthropometric variables and playing ability among intercollegiate Volleyball players. To achieve the purpose of this study the investigator selected one hundred intercollegiate level men Volleyball players from the affiliated colleges of Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University, at random and their age ranged between 18 and 25 years. The following Kinanthropometric variables were selected such as Weight, Height, Biacromial Diameter (Shoulder Width), Bicristal Diameter (Abdominal Width), Bitrochanteric diameter (Hip width), Humerus Bicondyler width (Elbow width), Wrist diameter, Femur Bicondyler diameter (Knee width), Ankle diameter, Biceps Skinfold width, Triceps Skinfold width, Fore-Arm Skinfold width, Subscapular Skinfold width, Suprailiac Skinfold width, Thigh Skinfold width and Calf Skinfold width. Obtained data were analyzed to find out the relationship with Pearson product moment correlation. The conclusion of the study indicates that there was a significant relationship between playing ability and kinanthropometric variables of Height, Biacromial Diameter, Bicristal Diameter, Wrist diameter, Ankle diameter, Biceps Skinfold width, Subscapular skinfold width, Suprailiac Skinfold width and Calf Skinfold width among intercollegiate Volleyball players.
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N Karthikeyan, Dr. S Thirumalai Kumar. Relationship between selected kinanthropometric variables and playing ability among intercollegiate volleyball players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):883-886.