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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2017, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Part G

An assessment of anthropometric variables among male cricketers of Chandigarh

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Thingnam Nandalal Singh, Wangkheimayum Geetarani Devi and Akshay Kaushik
ABSTRACT:
The main purpose of the study was to compare the anthropometrical components; height, weight, arm length, thigh length, calf length, bicep inflexed, bicep flexed, thigh girth and calf girth, among fast bowlers; spinners and batsmen of state level male of cricketer of Chandigarh (India). To achieve the objective of the study, sixty (60) state level male cricketers (20 fast bowlers, 20 spinners and 20 batsmen) were taken purposively as a subject for the study. The age of the subjects ranged between 19-25 years. Height was measured in nearest centimeter, weight was measured in nearest kilogram and arm, thigh and calf length, biceps unflexed, biceps flexed, thigh and calf girth were measured in centimeters. To determine the significance difference on anthropometrical variables, analysis of variance (ANOVA) was computed with the help of SPSS software. The level of significance was set at 0.05. Statistical calculation on gathered data showed that there were no significant differences found among fast bowlers, spinners and batsmen of Chandigarh on height, weight, arm length, thigh length, biceps unflexed, biceps flexed, thigh girth and calf girth.
Pages: 341-344  |  317 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Thingnam Nandalal Singh, Wangkheimayum Geetarani Devi and Akshay Kaushik. An assessment of anthropometric variables among male cricketers of Chandigarh. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2017; 2(2): 341-344.
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