A Comparative Study on Growth of Circumference of Different Body Part Influenced by Their Living Altitudes

International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports

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Title A Comparative Study on Growth of Circumference of Different Body Part Influenced by Their Living Altitudes
 
Creator Chandra Gurung, Jyan
 
Description PURPOSE: The purpose of the study was to find out the difference in circumference of different parts of body of 16 years old boys of four different altitudes of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. METHOD: The samples are school students. Researcher had taken 100 male students each from Sukhia Pokhari Higher Secondary School (Alt.-7200 ft.), Trunbull higher Secondary school (Alt.-6700 ft.), Jnanpith High school(Alt.-3000 ft.) and Kadamtala High School(Alt.-430 ft.). Researcher had measured height and weight as personal data measured circumference of head, neck, arm relax, flex arm, waist, gluteal, calf and ankle. RESULTS: It has been observed that there were significant differences in neck, wrist and calf circumference. CONCLUSIONS: Different growth pattern were observed among four different altitudes. This research paper also reveals the effect of altitude on growth pattern of adolescents.
 
Publisher Eleyon
 
Date 2015-09-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijpefs.com/index.php/ijpefs/article/view/155
10.26524/1534
 
Source International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports; Vol 4 No 3 (2015): Volume 4, Issue 3, Year 2015; 27-35
2457-0753
2277-5447
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijpefs.com/index.php/ijpefs/article/view/155/152
 

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