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Comparative study on growth status of Teen age Male Volleyball players on selected Physical and Physiological Parameters


Dr. Sudip Sundar Das , Jadavpur University, Kolkata-700032, India; Mr. Anirban Misra, Jadavpur University, Kolkata-700032, India


Volleyball, growth status, U-14 years, and U-19, BMI


The game of Volleyball was invented a long way since 1895 when W. G. Morgan hang a tennis net six feet across the Holyoke "Y" gym and volleyed a basketball bladder back and forth and named it as "mignonette. Initially, the game was managed by Indian Olympic Association and the Interstate volleyball Championship was conducted every two years between the years 1936 and 1950.The purposes of the study were to find out the relationship of growth status between the variables of U-14 years and U-19 years groups. Sixty two (62) male subjects were selected for this study. Among them, thirty one (31) male subjects for U-14 and thirty one (31) male subjects for U-19 years groups. Findings revealed that the relationship between variables of the three growth variables, relationship existed in all of the two age groups except in height and BMI of two groups.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV1I4035
Published in: Volume : 1, Issue : 4
Publication Date: 01/07/2013
Page(s): 958-961

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