International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2019, Vol. 4, Special Issue 1
A comparative study on selected anthropometric variables among college level male kabaddi and kho-kho players
Author(s): Dr. S Muniraju and Santhosha C
Kho-Kho & Kabaddi are indigenous games played in a small area and it involves indigenous skilled players. India has established its name and fame in these games. Both the games are popular at State and National levels but are still to find access at International level. Research in the field of sports and games had proved that variables such as anthropometrical variables, psychological and physical fitness variables decide the playing ability of an individual. The purpose of the study was to compare the selected anthropometric variables among Kabaddi and Kho-Kho players. To achieve the purpose of this study 30 Kabaddi and 30 Kho-Kho players were selected from Presidency College and St. Joseph College, Bangalore as subjects. Their age ranged from 18 to 25 years. The research scholar reviewed the available scientific literature pertaining to the problem understanding from books, journals, magazines, research papers and also falling into considerations the feasibility of criteria and availability of instruments chosen for anthropometric variables BMI, Girth measurement, and Skin fold. The result of the study revealed that there was a significant difference observed on thigh fat among Kabaddi and Kho-Kho players except this all other variables showed insignificant difference among Kabaddi and Kho-Kho players in all the selected anthropometric variables.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. S Muniraju, Santhosha C. A comparative study on selected anthropometric variables among college level male kabaddi and kho-kho players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1S):38-41.