Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
Comparative study on BMI among intercollegiate volleyball players
Author(s): Sanjeev Kumar KS, Vileep KS
Abstract: Introduction: Sports have an undeniable role in the society. As society changes so does sport. Games in the early years were local and informal. The rules were simple and changing according to the number of participating and the local. As cities grew, clubs were formed and interclub competitions began. Eventually cities played against other cities as transportation developed and as coaches, steamboats and railways reduced the time to travel long distance. Finally, there were regional, national and international competitions and corresponding governing bodies. All these developments took time and occurred as cities reached a certain stage of development and inventions occurred to make these improvements possible. Purpose: The purpose of the study was to compare BMI among Kuvempu University intercollegiate Volleyball players. Methodology: The purpose of the study was to compare BMI among Kuvempu University intercollegiate Volleyball players. To achieve this purpose sixty male players were selected during intercollegiate tournament each Thirty from Shivamogga and Chikkamagaluru district. Simple random sampling technique was used to select the subjects. In order to measure the body mass index intercollegiate Volleyball players test is used to standing height and weight were measured using standard protocols through a wall mounted stadiometer and weighing machine respectively. Results: To achieve the purpose of the study data collected was subjected to statistical analysis. The collected data was treated with ‘t’ test statistical technique to know the BMI of Kuvempu University intercollegiate Volleyball players. Conclusion: Within the limitations of the present study results showed that there was a not significant difference in BMI.