International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2016, Vol. 1 Issue 1, Part B
A comparative study on physical fitness between under 17 years state football and hockey players
AUTHOR(S): Arup Mahato and Dr. Atanu Ghosh
Today, there is a growing emphasis on looking good, feeling and living longer. Increasingly, scientific evidence tells us that one of the keys to achieve these ideals is fitness and exercise. Get moving on is a challenge because today physical activity is less a part of our daily lives. The decision to carry out a physical fitness programme cannot be taken lightly. It requires a lifelong commitment of time and effort. Purpose of the study: To find out the physical fitness of under 17 year state Football and Hockey players. To compare physical fitness between the Football and Hockey players. The result would provide useful information for future research. Methodology: Total 40 male students were selected for this study. Among the subjects, 20 were in Football group and 20 were from Hockey group. The subjects were taken from Balurghat Town Club and Dakshin Dinajpur D.S.A. Result and conclusions: In the present study Football group have maximum abdominal strength and endurance in comparison to Hockey group, Football group is better in speed than Hockey group. In Shuttle run (10 x 4 yard) and 600 yard run Hockey group is shows higher values and more consistent than Football group.
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Arup Mahato, Dr. Atanu Ghosh. A comparative study on physical fitness between under 17 years state football and hockey players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2016;1(1):90-93.