International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part T
Comparative analysis of body fat among college level footballers from different parts of India
AUTHOR(S): Dr. E Saravanan
The Excess body fat hinders the sport performance. Granted, outstanding sports men and women come in all shapes and sizes even within the same sport. But remember, it's not our weight that matters but the body fat percentage. The purpose of the study was to analyze and compare the body fat of football players from different parts of the country studying in CMS College of Science and Commerce, Coimbatore. The twenty subjects (football players) each from Coimbatore, Ooty, Kerala and from other states (n = 20) selected from CMS College. The percentage of body fat was selected as a criterion variable for the study. The skin fold measurements were taken in the morning times before their practicing sessions. Body fat percentage was calculated using the norms provided by WHO. The collected data was interpreted with one-way ANOVA to find out the difference among the various categories of football players. From the results of the study it was inferred that, the other states football players of CMS College having lesser percent body fat than other category of football players from Coimbatore, Ooty and Kerala of CMS College.
Pages: 1064-1066 | 208 Views 4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. E Saravanan. Comparative analysis of body fat among college level footballers from different parts of India. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2019; 4(1): 1064-1066.