2022, Vol. 7 Issue 1, Part A
Anthropometric characteristics of basketball players of Madhya Pradesh
AUTHOR(S): Ashutosh Pathrod, Ajay Kumar and Dr. Vijay Francis Peter
The present study was conducted to identify anthropometric characteristics of basketball players of Madhya Pradesh. A total of 33 basketball players in the age range between 18 to 25 years, Were selected from various districts of Madhya Pradesh these study was delimited to related anthropometric characteristics as: weight, standing height, upper body length (sitting height), lower body length, shoulder width, arm span, arm length, arm span height ratio, upper body length-lower body length ratio and BMI (height and weight were measured and BMI was computed). To characterize the data descriptive statistics: mean, standard deviation, range, minimum and maximum variables were used. The findings of the present study shows that anthropometric characteristics like: Standing Height, Longer Arm Span and Longer Lower Body Length might have an influential role in the performance of basketball players. Whereas due to a tall stature Weight and BMI might not influence the Basketball performance as heavy stature may be due to heavy bone and big muscle mass. Anthropometric characteristics like standing height, longer arm span and longer lower body length might have an influential role in the performance of basketball players. Thus the results might help in training-monitoring and players selection.
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Ashutosh Pathrod, Ajay Kumar, Dr. Vijay Francis Peter. Anthropometric characteristics of basketball players of Madhya Pradesh. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2022;7(1):01-03.