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EEO. 2020; 19(2): 1442-1445

To Assess Correlation Between Anthropometric Measurements And Dietary Habits Among State And National Players

Gurpinderjit Kaur, Dr. Rajwinder Pal Singh.


The purpose of this study to assess correlation between Anthropometric measurements and dietary habits among state and National Players. The cross-sectional study was conducted at Netaji subhas institute of sports, Patiala and Punjabi University, Patiala from January to February 2019. A total number of 198 Players, 70 male Players and 29 female Players belongs to National Level and 70 male players and 29 females Players from State Level Players. Dietary habits and water consumption of the players were also assessed. The collected data was coded than calculate mean, standard deviation. The mean height of the subjects was 169.4cm±3.0 cm and 175cm±12.3cm for state players &national players respectively. The mean weight of the state players was 70.4kg± 11.9kg and 73.2Kg±13.6Kg for National Players. The results about BMI show that 63% Players fall under the normal category. 84%players were under the Low category of WHR. The overall score depicts that the majority of players belong to normal BMI and low WHR as well as consume a non- vegetarian diet.

Key words: Body Mass Index, Waist Hip Ratio, Anthropometry, Dietary habits

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