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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

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Analysis of body composition among all India inter university male athletes
Author(s): U Ramesh Kumar and Dr. V Jayanthi
Abstract:
The purpose of the study is to compare body composition among All India Interuniversity Male Athletes. The present was conducted on 180 male university athletes which constitutes Sprinters (n = 36), Middle distance runners (n = 36), Long distance runners (n = 36), Jumpers (n = 36) and Throwers(n = 36). These players were selected from 77th All India Inter University Athletic organised by Anna University, Chennai at Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) in January 2017. The study was conducted only on male throwers of age between 18 to 25 years. The result of the study showed that percent body fat (PBF), fat mass (FM) and fat free mass (FFM) of elite male athletes differ significantly. Throwers displayed greater PBF, FM and FFM than others. It is concluded that throwers showed greater level of body composition than sprinters, middle distance runners, long distance runners, and jumpers.
Pages: 650-652  |  197 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
U Ramesh Kumar, Dr. V Jayanthi. Analysis of body composition among all India inter university male athletes. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):650-652.
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