International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 10, Part I (2015)
Relationship of selected anthropometric variables with the velocity of ball in pace bowling in cricket
Kunvar Singh, Ratnesh Singh
Purpose: Purpose of the study was to find out the relationship between selected Anthropometric variables and velocity of the ball of pace bowlers in Cricket. Relationship was calculated by using Product Moment Method of Co-relation. Result of the study showed that the calculated value of “r” for the velocity of the ball and anthropometric variables: height, arm length was found to be significant at 0.05 level of confidence and no significance relationship of velocity of the ball with the body weight and arm girth.rnMethods: For the present study total 15 pace bowlers from Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya Bilaspur, (C.G.), were selected as subjects. Anthropometric variables selected by the researcher were: height, weight, arm length and arm girth.rnStatistical Technique: For determining the significant relationships of height, weight, arm length, arm girth with the velocity of the ball of pace bowlers in cricket, descriptive statistics and the Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation was used for the analysis of data with the help of SPSS (16.0 version) software and the level of significance was set at 0.05.rnFindings: Significant relationship found between velocity of the ball with height(r=.645*, p < .05), arm length(r=.719*, p<.05) and no significant relationship of velocity of ball with the weight(r =-.266, p >.05), arm girth(r =.454, p> .05).rnConclusions: The results indicate there is significance relationship between anthropometrics variables (height, arm length) with the velocity of the ball of the pace bowlers in Cricket and no significance relationship in body weight and arm girth with the velocity of ball.
How to cite this article:
Kunvar Singh, Ratnesh Singh. Relationship of selected anthropometric variables with the velocity of ball in pace bowling in cricket. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(10): 613-616.