International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
International Journal of Advanced Research and Development
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)

Selected anthropometric variables and their relation to speed ability with intercollegiate football men players


Dr. Sudhakara G

The purpose of the present study to find out the relationship of speed ability with selected anthropometric variables of football men players. For this purpose the researcher selected 30 football ball men players from Shri Devi group of educational institutions. Tumkur (Karnataka) and those players who represented this institution at inter-collegiate tournament and age ranged from 18-25 years. The data was collected through applying the tests: 50 meters dash run test for speed ability And selected anthropometric variables: Body weight was measured by weighing machine and the score was measured in kilograms. Standing Height was measured by stadiometer and the score was measured in cm. Leg length, thigh girth and calf girth were measured by gullick tape and scores was recorded in cm. For the relationship of agility ability with selected anthropometric variables. Pearson Product Moment coefficient test were applied at 0.05 level of significant. All statistical analysis was done using MS Excel and SPSS version 16.0.The result of the present study showed that there was significant relationship found in selected anthropometric variables such as Height(r=.363), weight(r=.368), and leg length(r=.372), and thigh girth (r=364) insignificant relationship found in calf girth (r=.232) of Shri Devi group of educational institutions. Tumkur (Karnataka) inter collegiate football men players in relation to agility ability.
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Dr. Sudhakara G. Selected anthropometric variables and their relation to speed ability with intercollegiate football men players. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2018, Pages 933-935
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