International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part B (2015)
Comparative study of selected anthropometric variables between defenders and midfielders in football
Amarpreet Singh, Baljinder Singh
The purpose of the study was to compare the Anthropometric variables between Defenders and Midfielders in Football. The subjects for this study were thirty four male (17- Defenders and 17- Midfielders) inter college Football players from Punjabi University Patiala. The age of the subjects ranged between 18 to 25 years. The variables selected for the study under Anthropometric measurements were Height, Humerus bicondylar diameter, Femur bicondylar diameter, Biceps muscle girth and Calf muscle girth. After the collection of relevant data, it was processed and analyzed with descriptive statistics. To compare the Anthropometric variables of subjects, Mean, standard deviation and t-test was employed with the help of statistical package of SPSS. To test the hypothesis the significance level was set at 0.05 percent. After statistical treatment, result showed that there were insignificant differences for Humerus bicondylar diameter, Femur bicondylar diameter, Biceps muscle girth and Calf muscle girth variables and significance difference were shown in Height variable between Defenders and Midfielders in Football.
How to cite this article:
Amarpreet Singh, Baljinder Singh. Comparative study of selected anthropometric variables between defenders and midfielders in football. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(12):91-93.