The purpose of the present study was conducted to analysis of circadian variation in selected physiological parameters and sports skills of football players. Twenty (N = 20) male intercollegiate football players of D.C.P.E., Amravati, Maharashtra (India) were taken as the subjects for the study. The age of the subjects ranged from 18 to 23 years and were randomly selected. Three (3) circadian parameters (heart rate, respiratory rate, vital capacity and two (2) football skills (dribbling and kicking a rolling ball for accuracy) were measured. One Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was use to analysed the data. Results of the study reveals that significant difference were found in circadian variation as well as in sports skills of football players.
Keywords: Football, Circadian Variation, Heart rate, Respiratory rate, Vital capacity and Sports Skills.