Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 6(3), pp. 556 - 561
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060318
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Physical Fitness Profiles of Sitting Volleyball Players of the Turkish National Team

Mehmet Fatih Yüksel 1,*, Tarık Sevindi 2
1 Faculty of Education, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey
2 Faculty of Sports Science, Aksaray University, Aksaray, Turkey


This research is conducted to determine the physical profiles of sitting volleyball players of the Turkish National Team. 12 male players from Turkish Sitting Volleyball National Team volunteered to participate in the study. The anthropometric measurements were taken over dominant extremity. In order to determine the physical features of the participants tests and measurements were made regarding stature, bodyweight, BMI, upper body length, upper extremity length, arm length, forearm length, hand length, arm circumference, forearm circumference, upper body length, modified sit-ups, modified abdominal endurance, modified push-ups, hand grasping power, plate tapping, and shoulder flexibility. SPSS 21.0 program was used in the analysis of the data, and minimum, maximum, arithmetic mean, and standard deviation values were determined. As a conclusion, it can be mentioned that the anthropometric measurements of the players and modified bio-motor test results of the disabled individuals will inspire the sports scientists/trainers and this data are vital with regards to selection of the players.

Sitting Volleyball, Physically Disabled, Physical Features

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Mehmet Fatih Yüksel , Tarık Sevindi . "Physical Fitness Profiles of Sitting Volleyball Players of the Turkish National Team." Universal Journal of Educational Research 6.3 (2018) 556 - 561. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2018.060318.