Journal of Ergonomics

Journal of Ergonomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7556

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Anindita Singha Roy

Department of Physiology, University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India

  • Research Article   
    Anthropometry and Body Composition in Eastern Indian Soccer and Hockey Players
    Author(s): Rishna Dalui, Anindita Singha Roy and Amit Bandyopadhyay*

    Background: Anthropometry, body composition and somatotype are of major morphological importance to develop performance in soccer and hockey players. There is lack of comparative data of these parameters in these two groups of sportspersons in the eastern Indian context. Methods: 120 healthy young male subjects (sedentary=40, soccer player=40, hockey player=40) of 19-23 years of age with similar socio-economic background were recruited in the present study from Kolkata, West Bengal, India to evaluate and compare the anthropometric parameters, body composition and somatotype in soccer and hockey players. Results: Determination of anthropometric parameters, body composition and somatotype by standard methods and analysis of data by one-way Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA) depicted that age, body height and body surface a.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2165-7556-22.12.293

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