Vol. 1, Issue 12 (2016)
Comarative study of height, weight, and vital capacity of the master swimmers and athletes
Author(s): Muneer Ahmad Ganaie
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to compare the height, weight and vital capacity of master swimmers and athletes. In this study total 60 subjects 30 from each of swimmers and athletes who represented state level master championship held at Hanuman Vyayam Prasark Mandal, Amravati were selected as subjects by adopting Simple Random Sampling Method (SRS). The age of the subjects ranged from 30-60 years. The data pertaining to all the selected physical and physiological parameters were collected on swimming pool and athletic track of Hanuman Vyayam Prasark Mandal, Amravati by administering standard tests three times and the best were recorded as final data. The collected data were analyzed by using mean difference method, t- test statistical technique and to test the hypothesis the level of significance was chosen at 0.05. On the basis of the findings it was concluded that there was insignificant difference in the selected physical and physiological parameters between the master swimmers and athletes of different age group except the weight in the age group 46-60 which showed significant difference at 0.05 level of confidence.