COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SKIN FOLD MEASUREMENT OF VOLLEY BALL AND BASKET BALL MALE PLAYER
Dr. Rajinder Kaur and Ms. Kavita Malhotra
In recent years, there has been increasing awareness of the importance of physical activity for reintegrating handicapped individuals into society, as well as the importance of competitive sports activities for such individuals. The purpose of the study was to compare some selected skin fold measurements and body composition of intercollegiate players of Basketball and volleyball of CDLU, SIRSA. The present study was conduct on 24 subjects of each discipline. The subjects were between the ages of 18-27 years of male. The statistical technique of mean, standard deviation and central tendency were used to analyze the data. In the conclusion of the study it is found that there is no significant difference between volleyball and basketball male players on level of biceps, thigh and level on body density skin fold measurements. It is also found that there is significance difference of skin fold measurement volleyball and basketball male players. Basketball players have more triceps, sub scapular, and calf skin fold measurements then volleyball players. It is also found that volleyball players have more fat percentage, fat weight and lean body mass skin fold measurements than the basketball male players.
Keywords: Skin fold, Volleyball, Basketball and Body Composition
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