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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part O

A factor structure study on anthropometric and physical fitness variables of softball players

AUTHOR(S): Sidheequl Akbar K and Dr. DJ Asath Ali Khan
ABSTRACT:
The study was to identify those prominent Anthropometric and Physical fitness factors among national level men softball players in Kerala.To achieve the above purpose of the study National level men softball players of Kerala were selected. A total of 40 men softball players were selected for the study and the age of the subjects ranged from 17-25 years. The subjects were from Malappuram (Dist), Pathanamthitta (Dist), Ernakulam (Dist), Alapuzha (Dist) and Wayanad (Dist). The Physical fitness variables and the related tests were Speed (40mts flying start), Endurance (1200 mts), Agility (4x10 shuttle run), Flexibility (sit and reach), abdominal strength (sit up in minutes), static balance, leg explosive strength (standing broad jump), hand explosive strength (cricket ball throw). Descriptive statistics such as mean, median, mode, standard deviation, kurtosis, skweness, co-efficient of variance, minimum, maximum range, 25th percentile score, 50th percentile score and, 75th percentile score were found in order to get the basic idea of the data distribution. Descriptive analysis were done on all the selected anthropometric variables.
Pages: 794-800  |  185 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sidheequl Akbar K and Dr. DJ Asath Ali Khan. A factor structure study on anthropometric and physical fitness variables of softball players. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2019; 4(1): 794-800.
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