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Analysis of Anthropometry and Jumping Ability among Volleyball and Basketball Players | Original Article

Maruthi N.*, Dileep Kumar S. U., in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Physical Movements are a biological necessity. The word Sports and games are highly ambiguous terms having different meaning. Sports are of generally individualistic, whereas games are activities where movements of the body change from one action to another action, as in the case of games like Hockey, Football, Basketball, etc. The objective of the present study is to bring forth the difference in the anthropometry and jumping ability among volleyball and basketball players. The present study was conducted on 12 volleyball and basketball players on the basis of random sampling. The age of the subject ranged from 18 to 22 years. It is concluded that volley ball players had better Anthropometric measurement of Height and Jumping Ability of Vertical Jump than the Basketball players. While basketball players were significantly superior in Anthropometric measurement of Weight and Jumping Ability of Standing Broad Jump than the Volleyball players.