International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part B
Relation of selected anthropomeric parameters with performance of off drive in cricket
AUTHOR(S): Bodhisattwa Pradhan, K Banerjee and S Bhowmick
Cricket is the second most popular game in the world. It has an eventful and colourful history also. The game of cricket has been the most popular among all kinds of sports in India for the past several years. The purpose of the present study was i) To locate the dependent variables of the techniques of off drive in cricket ii) To find out the effect of selected anthropometric variables to the technique of off drive in cricket. iii) To evaluate the relation between anthropometric variables and performance of off drive in cricket. In the present study24 cricket players of different organization affiliated to the CAB (Cricket Association of Bengal) were selected randomly for the subject of the study. The selected anthropometric parameters were Age, Height, and Weight, Left upper arm length, Lower arm length, Total leg length, and the Performance were measured with the help of judges rating. Result revealed that the Age of the subject had significant positive correlation with performance. Weight of the subject had significant positive correlation with performance of off drive in cricket. Upper and Lower arm length and body height of the subjects exhibited positive relationship of the performance of off drive in cricket but it was not statistically significant. The total leg length of the subject exhibited negative but not significant correlation with the performance o off drive in cricket.
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Bodhisattwa Pradhan, K Banerjee, S Bhowmick. Relation of selected anthropomeric parameters with performance of off drive in cricket. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(2):143-147.