Analysis of Anthropometric Characteristics Between Senior Secondary School Players of Tribal and Non-Tribal Areas of Himachal Pradesh
The present study has been conducted on 300 players with an aim to find out the difference in selected
anthropometric characteristics between tribal (n=150) and non-tribal (n=150) senior secondary school players of Himachal
Pradesh. Tribal sample were taken from the two tribal district i.e. Lahaul- Spiti and Kinnaurand two tribal tehsil i.e.
Bharmour and Pangi ofChamba district in Himachal Pradesh. Non-tribal sample were taken from the three districts i.e.
Hamirpur, Bilaspur and Una of Himachal Pradesh. Each player was tested for various anthropometric measurements
necessary for estimation of suprailliac skinfold width, thigh skinfold width and calf skinfold width of tribal and non-tribal
players. To analyze the difference in selected anthropometric characteristics of two groups of tribal and non-tribal players
were determined through‘t’ test. From the findings, it has been foundthat non-tribal players possessed significantly suprailiac
skinfold width, thigh skinfold width and calf skinfold width than tribal male players.
Keywords - Skinfold