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Student Project | Food & Nutrition | India | Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022
Nutritional Status, Physical Fitness, and Anthropometric Parameters of Judo Players of Belgavi District - A Cross Sectional Study
Priyanka Gotur | Dr. Harpreet Kour | Dr. Ashwini Narasannavar
Abstract: Introduction: Nutrition is very important in any sport because it is the main source of energy required to perform the activity. The food eaten directly impacts strength, training, performance, and recovery. Also, fatigue can lead to poor performance and therefore appropriate nutrition can help in reducing fatigue. Hence basic understanding of nutrition is necessary to understand and apply the principles of sports nutrition. Athletes should have proper nutritional status with support of good physical fitness. Objective: To assess the Nutritional status, Physical fitness and Anthropometric parameters of judo players of Belagavi district. Methodology: 24 participants were enrolled in the study. Data to assess physical fitness, anthropometric parameters and nutritional status were obtained by using pre designed questionnaire. Data was analyzed using SPSS software and was tabulated using percent. Results: The study resulted that most of the players were normal weight which is most required in this area. . The nutritional evaluation of the players had shown that the diet was in adequate in nutrients for some players and excess for some players. Conclusion: In conclusion to the study conducted, it was observed that physical components were not discriminatory to success. The anthropometry had a minimal effect on the game.
Keywords: Judo, physical fitness, special judo fitness test, SJFT
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022,
Pages: 440 - 442