Analysis of lean body mass among all India inter university hand ball players
Dr. W Vinu
To accomplish the purpose of the study, A total of three hundred and twenty (320) male handball players were selected as subjects from All India Inter University Handball Tournament, organised by Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu. In which four university teams from five zones (East, South, West, North and Central) took part in competition. Each team constitutes of 16 players each. The mean age, height and weight of the selected subjects are 22.92 ± 2.04 years, 176.38 ± 4.70 cm and 71.40 ± 6.73 Kg respectively. The investigator selected percent body fat as criterion variables. The data were collected and analysed using ANOVA Since five groups are involved Scheffé S post hoc test was applied to determine the significant differences. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 to test the significance. The present study showed that the percent of leanbody mass was in greater percent for north zone players.