International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part P
Comparison of selected physical fitness variables of school level hockey and cricket players
AUTHOR(S): Dr. S Ananth
The purpose of the present study was to compare the selected physical fitness variables of school level Hockey and Cricket players. A total of sixty four (64) school level male Hockey and Cricket players (32 each) from Thiruvarur District were selected as to subjects. The level of performance was considered as District level. Their aged ranged between 14-18 years. The selected physical fitness components muscular strength, muscular endurance, agility, leg explosive power, speed and cardio respiratory endurance. The selected criterion variables are muscular strength was assessed with pull-ups, muscular endurance was assessed with bent knee sit-ups, agility was tested with shuttle run, leg explosive power was tested with standing broad jump, speed was assessed with 50 m dash and cardio respiratory endurance was assessed with 12 minute run/walk test. The collected data were treated with independent 't' test were used. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 level. The results of the study indicates that there was a significant difference occurred on agility, leg explosive strength, speed and cardio respiratory endurance on school level hockey and cricket players. But no significant difference on muscular strength and muscular endurance between the hockey and cricket players.
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Dr. S Ananth. Comparison of selected physical fitness variables of school level hockey and cricket players. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2018; 3(2): 939-940.