ANALYSIS OF SELECTED KINANTHROPOMETRIC VARIABLES BETWEEN BATSMEN AND BOWLERS OF INTERUNIVERSITY
Mr. Achint Tarrance and Prof. Joseph Singh
The purpose of this study was to compare the selected kinanthropometric variables between batsmen and bowlers of interuniversity. The purpose of this study was to compare the selected kinanthropometric variables between batsmen and bowlers of interuniversity, to achieve above purpose sixty male cricket players from the four Universities of U. P., were selected as the subject that is 30 batsmen and 30 bowlers. All subjects were selected from different universities team that is from Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi who had participated in Interuniversity. Their average age is 23 years; the study was confined to the kinanthropometric variables namely, upper arm, fore arm, thigh and calf girth. The data of selected subject for selected kinanthropometric variables were recorded with the help of measuring tape. There is significant difference found between the mean value of forearm and thigh girth between batsmen and bowlers and no significant differences were found for the mean value of upper arm, and calf girth between batsmen and bowlers. With the limitations of the study it may be concluded that, there was significant difference between batsmen and bowlers of Uttar Pradesh in relation to their forearm and thigh girth, the forearm girth of batsmen is more than bowlers and thigh girth of bowlers are more than batsmen. There was no significant difference found between the batsmen and bowlers of Uttar Pradesh in relation to their upper arm and calf girth.
Keywords: Kinanthropometric, batsmen and bowlers.
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