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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

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Comparisons of anthropometric characteristics between the volleyball and football players of age 16-18 years
Author(s): Navjeet Singh and Dr. Pritam Singh
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to find the differences of anthropometric characteristics between the male Volleyball and Football players. The subjects were male Volleyball and Football players of age 16-18 years. They were tested for their anthropometric measurements in order to make comparisons. It was found that significant differences were found between both groups with regard to the variables: Height, Sitting height, Weight, Leg length, Arm length, Biacromial Diameter, Ankle Diameter, Upper Arm Circumference, Calf Circumference, Biceps skinfold, Triceps skinfold and Calf skinfold. However, no significant differences were found between the both groups for the variables: Bicondylar Humerus Diameter, Wrist Diameter, Bicondylar Femur Diameter, Forearm Circumference, Thigh Circumference, Subscapular skinfold and Suprailliac skinfold. It can be concluded that Volley ballers had greater lengths whereas Footballers had greater diameters and skinfold scores.
Pages: 2334-2336  |  73 Views  2 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Navjeet Singh, Dr. Pritam Singh. Comparisons of anthropometric characteristics between the volleyball and football players of age 16-18 years. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):2334-2336. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/journalofsport.2019.v4.i1as.2069
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