Sway of height on volleyball playing ability

Vileep Ks
2018 143 International Journal of Physiology   unpublished
The physical structure especially the height and arm length have definite and decisive advantage in many games and sports. Similarly, segmental length of individual body parts especially height and arm length are of considerable advantage in certain games like volleyball, Cricket and Basketball. Anthropometric measurements have revealed correlation between body structure and physical characteristics and sports capabilities. This knowledge of mathematical correlation permits sports physicians to
more » ... evaluate and to predict performance potentialities on the requirements of the sports and games, the prediction prognostics. Purpose: The purpose of the study was to know the influence of height on Skill performance among Intercollegiate Volleyball Players. Methodology: The purpose of the study was to know the influence of height on Skill performance among Intercollegiate Volleyball Players. Forty volleyball male players, who have participated in the Kuvempu University Intercollegiate volleyball tournament during the year 2015-16, were selected as subjects for this study. For the study anthropometric variable height and Brady volleyball skill test was taken as variables. The investigator explained the purpose and significance of the study to all the subjects selected for this study to ensure maximum cooperation from the subjects. Results: The data collected to achieve the purpose of the study was tested with the statistical technique coefficient of correlation. Conclusion: Within the limitations of the present study a, the conclusions were drawn as There was a significant relationship between setup ability, passing ability, serving ability and Height But there is no significant relationship between volleying ability and height
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