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International Journal of Sports, Health and Physical Education

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part D (2024)

A study of fat percentage and muscle mass

Author(s):

Harinderpal Singh and Rishiv Sharma

Abstract:

The study aimed to Compare Study of Fat Percentage and Muscle Mass of Department of Sports and Physical Education and Department of Education, University of Jammu. A total of (40) subjects, out of which (20) were selected from Department of Sports and Physical Education, University of Jammu. (20) From Department of Education, University of Jammu and all of them were randomly selected for the study through a special sampling technique called as Simple random Sampling. The age of the subjects ranged between 18-21 years. To analyze the Fat Percentage and Muscle Mass of University Students of both the groups the following tests and equipments were used. Skin fold calliper for measuring Fat Percentage. Weighing machine for measuring weight and then fat percentage of each individual subject was subtracted from their actual weight to get the muscle mass of the subjects. The analysis of data was done by using statistical technique ‘t’- test for finding the significance difference of Fat Percentage And Muscle Mass of Department of Sports and Physical Education and Department of Education, University of Jammu and the level of significance was set at 0.05 levels (p<0.05). The findings means and standard deviation of selected physical variables of University students from Department of Education viz. Fat Percentage is (9.96±2.28) and Muscle Mass is (57.0±1.51) and The findings means and standard deviation of selected physical variables of University students viz. Fat Percentage is (7.23±3.19) and Muscle Mass is (59.87±3.76). Hence it is clear that the students from Department of Education are fatty and with least muscle mass as compared to that Students of Department of Sports and Physical Education, University of Jammu.

Pages: 259-261  |  68 Views  24 Downloads


International Journal of Sports, Health and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Harinderpal Singh and Rishiv Sharma. A study of fat percentage and muscle mass. Int. J. Sports Health Phys. Educ. 2024;6(1):259-261. DOI: 10.33545/26647559.2024.v6.i1d.133
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