Anthropometric measurements play a vital role in talent identification through the measurement of various segments, size and shape of the body. It will further help in specifying what kind of sport is most suitable for a particular individual.
Methods: The study is a descriptive type with single cross sectional design. The purposive sampling technique has been used to select the sample of the study. The sample consists of Fifty basketball players ages range between 14 and 16 years.
Results: The results indicated that ectomorphs (50%) showing the characteristics like Naturally Skinny, Long arms/legs, Small bones, Small Waist followed by the mesomorphs (32%) showing the characteristics like Medium to Big Joints, Small Waist, Nice Broad Upper Back/Shoulders, whereas 16% are endomorphs.
Conclusions: The results revealed that the majority of the basketball players was ectomorphs and mesomorphs. A very less percentage were in endomorphs category.