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ISSN: 2638-6003

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine: Open Access Journal

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Digit Ratio and Soccer

Volume 3 - Issue 1

Muhammad Shahidul Islam1,2* and Brajanath Kundu3

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    • 1Office of Physical Education, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh
    • 2Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Visva Bharati University, India
    • 3Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Visva Bharati University, India

    *Corresponding author: Muhammad Shahidul Islam, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Visva-Bharati University, West Bengal, India

Received: September 10, 2019;   Published: September 16, 2019

DOI: 10.32474/OSMOAJ.2019.03.000154

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The ratio between the lengths of index finger in relation to the length of ring finger of a palm is noticed to as second to fourth digit ratio. Digit ratio tented to shows the quantity of male hormone, to which an individual is exposed in the womb of the mother. Several investigations establish the negative relationship between lower digit ratio and various sports performance as the lower digit ratio settle the high prenatal testosterone hormone. The exposure of prenatal androgenisation masculinizes the human body that impacts the efficiency of sports. Soccer player perceives numerous situations and makes instantaneous decisions. Experienced players are reading the game and anticipating the next move of the opponent. Previous studies have demonstrated the link between cognitive ability and the digit ratio. Similarly, players have numerous cognitive skills to dictate soccer game such as spatial intelligence, awareness, and visual spatial ability. Here, we explore the possible causes of negative associations between lower second to fourth digit ratio and soccer performance. We also think soccer-specific skill performance is likely to be associated with lower digit ratio

Keywords: Digit ratio; Testosterone; Estrogen; Soccer

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