International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part B
Investigation of selected anthropometric variables as predictors of pole vault performance
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Aravinda BP
The objective of the study is to find out the effect of selected anthropometric variables on pole vault performance. For the purpose of the study thirty male pole vaulters representing different universities who participated in all India inter university athletics championships were selected as subjects. the dependent variable was pole vault performance and independent variable was selected anthropometric variables. pole vault performance was determined by taking actual height cleared at the time of competition. Anthropometric variables included - calf girth, thigh girth, chest girth, upper arm girth, ponderal index and crural ratio. The following conclusions were drawn. Among anthropometric variables ponderal index was related to pole vault performance. Anthropometric variables namely calf girth, thigh girth, chest girth, upper arm girth and crural ratio were not found to be significantly related to pole vault performance.
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Dr. Aravinda BP. Investigation of selected anthropometric variables as predictors of pole vault performance. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):76-78.