International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part U
Comparative study of bone mineral density between sportspersons and non-sportspersons
AUTHOR(S): Bhupinder Singh and Dr. Nishan Singh Deol
The purpose of the present study was to compare the selected bone mineral density between sportspersons and non-sportspersons. Total 60 male subjects (sportspersons: 30 and non-sportspersons: 30) age group of 28 to 30 years, were randomly selected from Punjabi university Patiala. All the subjects, after having been informed about the objectives and protocol of the study, gave their consent and volunteered to participate in this study. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The physiological variable was bone mineral density. The findings shows mean score of the Bone Mineral Density among Sportspersons and Non-Sportspersons was 129.3333 and 106.6333 respectively. The calculated t-value (6.476) which is more than the tabulated t-value (1.671) at 0.05 level. So, it demonstrates that there is a significant difference between Sportspersons and Non-Sportspersons for their Bone Mineral Density. This might be due to the high level of training of payers.
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Bhupinder Singh, Dr. Nishan Singh Deol. Comparative study of bone mineral density between sportspersons and non-sportspersons. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):1166-1168.