Anthropometry and Motor Performance Variables among Male University Champion-Handballers in West Africa

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Department of Health, Physical, Recreation and Sport, University of Education, Ghana


This study focused on Anthropometry and motor performance variables among University male champion-handballers in West Africa. The objective of the study is to analyse the anthropometric and motor performances variables of male university champion-handballers in West Africa. The ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. All the male handball players from the three Universities that participated in the university games constituted the population. A purposive sampling technique was used to select all the thirty-seven players that are available during the competition for the study. Descriptive and inferential statistics of a ttest and ANOVA. Scheffe post hoc multiple comparison test was used to indicate significance difference that existed between the groups. The findings of the study revealed that the Male players had significant differences in anthropometric measurements. It was therefore recommends that coaches and players should use these variables in their selection and coaching processes.



Anthropometry,, Motor Performance,, Champion-handballer