Anthropometric Measurements of Urban and Rural Volleyball Players | Original Article
The purpose of this study was to compare the anthropometric characteristics of Urban and Rural volleyball players at different level of competition. Male volleyball players, was selected for the present study. The purposive sampling technique was used to select the subjects. All the study was assessed for height, weight, lengths, circumferences, diameters and skin fold thicknesses. An independent samples t-test revealed that Urban and Rural volleyball players had significantly higher height, arm length, upper leg length and lower leg length as compared to Urban and Rural volleyball players. Urban and Rural volleyball players were also found to have significantly greater elbow diameter, shoulder diameter, hip diameter, knee diameter, calf circumference, chest circumference, upper arm circumference and fore arm circumference. Urban and Rural volleyball players had significantly greater biceps, triceps, subscapular and suprailliacskin fold as compared to Urban and Rural volleyball players.