ANTHROPOMETRIC MEASUREMENTS AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PRACTICAL TESTS OF THE SWIMMING COURSE AMONG PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDENTS AT BIRZEIT UNIVERSITY

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Waleed M. Shaheen, Reem Mostafa Mohammad Hammad, Dr. Majed Saleem El-Saleh

Abstract

The study aims to identify the anthropometric measurements and their relation with the practical
tests of the swimming course among physical education students at Birzeit University, to achieve
this the study was conducted on a sample of (42) students of specialization, and the following
anthropometric measurements were made on them: length, weight age and body mass index.
Results of the study showed that the mentioned anthropometric measurements and their practical
test of swimming course among physical education students. The results also showed that there
are no statistical differences on the evidence level (α≤0.05) between anthropometric variances’
and some tests of the swimming course due to sex.
The researchers recommended to put into consideration the Anthropometric measurements, when
accepting new students in the physical education specialization in the university, and make other
studies on other courses rather than swimming course and other sphere rather than the water
sphere.

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