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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part D (2015)

Relationship of wicket keeper performance and selected anthropometric measurement of inter university cricket players

Author(s)
Dr. Satish Kanaujia
Abstract
Objective: The objective of the study was to find out the correlation between Wicket keeper performance and selected Anthropometric measurement of Inter University Cricket players.
Methods: For the purpose of the study 120 male Cricket players who participated in Inter-University Cricket Championship, were selected as the subjects for the study. Age of the subjects was ranging from 18 to 25 years. Selected anthropometric characteristics namely Standing Height, Body Weight, Arm Length, Fore Arm Length, Upper Arm Length, Upper Arm Girth, Hand Length, Leg Length, Thigh Length, Lower Leg Length, Thigh Girth, Calf Girth were selected. To find out the correlation between Wicket keeper Performance and selected Anthropometric Characteristics in relation to specific categories in team, Product Moment Method of Correlation was used. and the level of significance was set at 0.05.
Results: The findings of the study revealed that r.05 (28) = 0.374. There exists a significant relationship between Wicket -Keeping Performance and Thigh Length. There exists an insignificant relationship between Wicket - Keeping Performance and selected Anthropometric characteristics (Height, Weight, Arm Length, Fore Arm Length, Upper Arm Length, Upper Arm Girth, Hand Length, Leg Length, Lower Leg Length, Thigh Girth, Calf Girth).
Conclusions: It was concluded that there was significant relationship found in Wicket -Keeper Performance of Thigh Length of selected Anthropometric characteristics.
Pages: 259-262  |  107 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Satish Kanaujia. Relationship of wicket keeper performance and selected anthropometric measurement of inter university cricket players. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(2):259-262.
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