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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part Q

Evaluation of anthropometric components in collegiate students of Bhopal, India: A comparative study

AUTHOR(S): Dr. D Vijay Kumar, Abhinav Sathe and Prachi Sathe
ABSTRACT:
Background: Handgrip is a predictor of physical fitness, hand functions, and nutritional status. It is affected by many factors including age, sex, body mass index, and hand grip strength.
Aim: To compare anthropometric components in Collegiate Students.
Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study included 105 students of both sexes (52 females and 53 males) selected from Rajeev Gandhi College, Bhopal, India using non-probability purposive sampling method. Their anthropometric parameters including height, weight, B.M.I. and hand grip strength were assessed using routine techniques. The handgrip was measured by using a handheld dynamometer. Hand preference was determined by asking which hand was used to write.
Results: The results were found to be significant.
Conclusion: There is significance as the male population was found to posses greater values as compared to the females.
Pages: 925-929  |  341 Views  15 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. D Vijay Kumar, Abhinav Sathe, Prachi Sathe. Evaluation of anthropometric components in collegiate students of Bhopal, India: A comparative study. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):925-929.
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