2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part O
Anthropometric and physical fitness factors of archers
AUTHOR(S): Sidheequl Akbar K and Dr. DJ Asath Ali Khan
The study is to identify those prominent Anthropometric and Physical fitness factors among national level women Archers in Kerala. The subjects selected for the study were 20 National level women Archers of Kerala selected from the senior state coaching camp held at Ernakulum in June 2017 and from thrissur district. The Physical fitness variables and the related tests were, Endurance (1200 mts), Shoulder strength (flexed arm hang), Explosive strength (cricket ball throw), Arm strength (modified push up) back strength (medicine ball throw), Abdomen strength (sit up in 1 minute), and Balance (Strok stand test). Descriptive statistics such as mean, median, mode, standard deviation, kurtosis, skweness, co-efficient of variance, minimum, maximum range, 25th percentile score, 50th percentile score and, 75th percentile score were found in order to get the basic idea of the data collected. Descriptive analysis were done on all the selected anthropometric variables namely weight, height, sitting height, arm length, leg length, calf girth, thigh girth, ponderal index and crural index and selected physical fitness variables such as endurance, arm strength, abdomen strength, balance, explosive strength, back strength and shoulder strength.
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How to cite this article:
Sidheequl Akbar K, Dr. DJ Asath Ali Khan. Anthropometric and physical fitness factors of archers. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):801-806.