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Published: 2013-03-30

Anthropological Measurement of women’s National and International Level Football Players of Manipur

Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education, Health Education & Sports, D.M. College of Science, Imphal, Manipur- 795001, India
Anthropological comparative study national and international Duncan‘s range test body girth


Body measurement was one of the important factors which affect to our performance level. The purpose of this research was to measure the level of selected anthropological measurements between the goalkeepers, backs, midfielders and strikers of national and international level women‘s football players of Manipur. Under the Descriptive research comparison was predicted from 81 women‘s players those who had participated national and international level of competition and these players are recently participating in state level competition organized by All Manipur Football Association. The collected data was analysis by using Duncan‘s Range Test significant at 0.05 level of confidence. Goal keepers were significantly found higher in weight than Half, striker; backs were significantly higher in weight than striker; Goal keepers were significantly higher in height than all the position of players back, Half, striker; goalkeepers were significantly different in BMI then the back and backs were significantly higher than strikers; in neck circumference the significant different found in goalkeeper than the half and striker position of players; goalkeepers were significantly lower in upper arm circumference than back and half, backs were significantly higher in upper arm circumference than the striker position of players; backs were significant higher in fore arm circumference than strikers but no significant different found to other different position of players; back were higher thigh circumference than Goalies, Half and Strikers; no significant difference found in calf circumference.


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How to Cite

Sunderlal Singh, N. (2013). Anthropological Measurement of women’s National and International Level Football Players of Manipur. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 2(1), 42-46.

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