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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part S

Comparison of flexibility and vertical jumping ability between basketball and football players

AUTHOR(S): Dr. S Sethu and Dr. D Shunmuganathan
ABSTRACT:
The purpose of the study was to compare the flexibility and vertical jumping ability between intercollegiate men basketball and football players. To achieve this purpose, 30 men players (Basketball= 15 and Football= 15) were selected randomly as the subjects from Schools of Thoothukudi District. The age of the subjects were ranged from 13-16 years. Flexibility and vertical jumping ability were selected as dependent variables for this study. Flexibility was measured by using sit and reach test and vertical jumping ability was measured by using Sargent jump teat. The experimental design used for this study was static group comparison design. The collected data were statistically analyzed for significant difference by using independent‘t’ test. In all the cases 0.05 level of significance was used to test the hypothesis. It was concluded that, there was no significant difference was found among the basketball and football players on flexibility and vertical jumping ability. Football players showed better performance on flexibility and vertical jumping ability when compared to basketball players.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. S Sethu, Dr. D Shunmuganathan. Comparison of flexibility and vertical jumping ability between basketball and football players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):1063-1065.
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