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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor (RJIF): 5.48

ISSN: 2456-0057

2023, Vol. 8, Issue 1
Study on BMI and selected physical fitness components of Chhau dancer and Traditional game players
Author(s): Ujjal Bag, Pratyayendu Bikash Ghosh and Madhab Chandra Ghosh
Abstract:
Chhau dance is a semi classical Indian dance with martial art and folk traditions. The dance ranges from celebrating martial arts, acrobatics and athletics performed in festive themes of a folk dance, to a structured dance with religious themes. Traditional game provides unique opportunities that conventional games may not have. They are generally based on fun and participation rather than competition and connect more important things beyond sports and physical activities. The purpose of this study was - to find out difference in BMI and physical fitness components between chhau dancer and traditional game players. To observed the relationship between BMI and physical fitness components of chhau dancer and traditional game players. The researcher was selected 156 male subjects from two groups. 78 subjects were chhau dancer who regular practice their dance and performed chhau dance programs. 78 subjects were traditional game players who played different traditional games. The obtained results of the study that chhau dancer was better fitness than traditional game players on the respect of explosive leg strength, agility and flexibility. But there was no significant difference between the means of reaction time of chhau dancer and traditional game players. There was positive relationship between BMI with reaction time of chhau dancer, but there was no relationship between BMI with explosive leg strength, agility and flexibility of chhau dancer. Other side there was no relationship between BMI with reaction time, explosive leg strength, agility and flexibility of traditional game players.
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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Ujjal Bag, Pratyayendu Bikash Ghosh, Madhab Chandra Ghosh. Study on BMI and selected physical fitness components of Chhau dancer and Traditional game players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2023;8(1):01-04. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/journalofsport.2023.v8.i1a.2647
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