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Physiological Profiles of Vital Capacity of Elite Women Weightlifters | Original Article

Devi Laxmi*, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Present study was selected to develop the physiological profiles of vital capacity of elite women weightlifters. For this study 35 elite women weight lifters were selected who were in the Indian camp at Bangalore and Shimla, preparing for common wealth games 2010 to be held at Delhi. The subjects were selected from each of the seven weight categories of weightlifting in the age group of 15 to 35 years. Mean score and standard deviation were calculated in order to study the physiological profiles of elite women weightlifters. Players profiles have been discussed in term of each player, besides individual profile, group profile were also judged keeping the norms as well as percentiles into consideration. The elite women weightlifters would have high level of vital capacity. On the basis of investigators self-experience and finding of the study, some recommendations were made as follows Every coach should sketch the physiological profiles of hisher team and find out what physiological factors are most conducive to their performance.