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A Study of Anthropometric Profile of Intercollegiate Athletes |

Dr. Susheel Kumar, Mrs. Savita, Mr. Ravi, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Physical education and sports have emerged from a longhistorical background. It is a process that has taken place and still takesplace in various informal and formal ways in very culture. From the time ofprimitive man to the present, either directly or indirectly, physical activityhas played a vital part in the lives of all people. It is clear that theobjectives of physical education have changed over the course of history fromsurvival, to satisfy socionationalistic need, and more recently for individualand social betterment, Physical education has progressed in the twentiethcentury to a point where it is increasingly recognized as an important part ofa culture, with several new trends in evidence.