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A Comparative Study on Effect of Local Environment on Anthropometric, Physiological and Psychological Variables of Cricket Players

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.5, No. 10)

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Page : 784-787

Keywords : Peak flow rate; anthropometric; anxiety and locus of control;

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The purpose of the study was to assess selected anthropometric, physiological and psychological variables of rural and urban cricket players. For the purpose of study 140 male cricket players were selected randomly with 70 subjects in each group and their age ranged from 16-18 years. For this study upper arm, chest, hip and thigh circumference were selected as anthropometric variables while, vital capacity, peak flow rate & resting heart rate were selected as physiological and anxiety, self-concept & locus of control wereselected as psychological variables. To find out the on the selected anthropometric, physiological and psychological characteristics of male urban and rural cricket players, t-test was used at.05 level of significance. Insignificant difference is found between the mean scores of urban & rural cricket players in relation to upper arm circumference, peak flow rate, anxiety and locus of control. On the other hand significant difference is found between the rural & urban cricket players in relation to chest circumference, hip circumference, thigh circumference, calf circumference, vital capacity, resting heart rate and self- concept.

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