2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part A
A descriptive study on selected anthropometric variables in national volleyball players
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Devesh Shukla, Rahul Trivedi, Mukesh Kumar Upadhyay and Himanshu Kumar Tiwari
Aim: The purpose of the study was to determine the Anthropometric characteristics National Volleyball Players. Methods: The study was conducted on sixty volleyball players from various states which participated in National Volleyball Championship. Twenty subjects from each team (i.e. Spiker, Setter and Libro) were selected for the present study. The age of the subjects ranged from 18 to 25 years. Variables: The following Anthropometric variables were selected for the purpose of this study: Standing Height, Body Weight, Leg Length, Arm Length, Forearm Length, Trunk Length, Upper Arm Girth, Hand Length, Thigh Length, Thigh girth, Calf Girth. Statistics: To characterize Volleyball players by their selected anthropometrical variables to standard human performance measures, descriptive statistics was used. Conclusions: Spikers were taller and heavier than set-upper and Libero whereas Libero are most shortest player in a team.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Devesh Shukla, Rahul Trivedi, Mukesh Kumar Upadhyay, Himanshu Kumar Tiwari. A descriptive study on selected anthropometric variables in national volleyball players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):04-07.