International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2017, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Part B
Comparison of selected upper limbs dimensions of handball and basketball female players
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Amandeep Singh
In the quest to optimize performance of the elite athlete the sport scientist has sought to determine the ideal physique for a given sport or event. For some sports, specific structural characteristics offer definite performance advantages; for example in rowing, in addition to height, a large arm span has been identified as important. To achieve skill acquisition or sustain the skill for the top level performance in handball and basketball games on adequate body dimension are very essential for the optimum performance. Thus, the purpose of study was to determine comparison between selected upper limbs dimension of university level handball and basketball players who had participated at all India Inter university championship. Fifteen handball (N=15) and fifteen basketball (N=15) total thirty (N=30)playing female members of both the teams were selected with purposive sampling from the colleges affiliated with Panjab University, Chandigarh, Punjabi university, Patiala and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. The necessary data was collected by carrying and measurement of selected upper limbs dimension including height and weight with standardized tools. To find out the significant statistical difference between the scores of subjected upper limbs dimension of handball and basketball female players, the data obtained were statistically treated by using the SPSS and the “t” test was employed for testing of the hypothesis and the results were found to be insignificant at 0.05 level of significance.
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Dr. Amandeep Singh. Comparison of selected upper limbs dimensions of handball and basketball female players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2017;2(2):91-93.