2018, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part B
Comparison of motor fitness components between academic and professional courses of male physical education students in West Bengal
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Nityananda Karmakar and Dr. Krishnendu Pradhan
The purpose of the present study was to compare the motor fitness components between academic and professional courses of male undergraduate physical education students in West Bengal. Total eighty (80) male subjects were randomly selected of which forty (40) from professional course of B.P.Ed. students of N.B.S. Mahavidyalaya, Bishnupur, Bankura district and Garhbeta College, Garhbeta, Paschim Medinipur district rest of forty (40) from academic course of undergraduate physical education students were selected from five different undergraduate colleges affiliated under Vidyasagar University and Bankura University for this study. The age group of the subjects was ranged from 19 to 25 years. All the subjects were informed about the aim and methodology of the study and they volunteered to participate in this study. The motor fitness components were assessed by the Barrow General Motor Fitness Test (1954). The components of this test include Wall Pass Ability, Zigzag Run, Medicine Ball Put, Softball Throw, Standing Broad Jump and 60 Yard Dash. The mean, standard deviation and mean differences were obtained through Statistical Package for Social Studies, (SPSS, Version 20, Inc., and Chicago, Illinois). To check the difference of mean scores between academic and professional courses of male undergraduate student in West Bengal the Independent Sample t-test was applied. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The results of present study indicated that male physical education students of professional course had significantly better in Wall Pass Ability (p<0.05), Medicine Ball Put (p<0.05), Softball Throw (p<0.05) and Standing Broad Jump (p<0.05) as compared to male physical education students from academic course but no significant differences exist in Zigzag Run and 60 Yard Dash between academic and professional courses of male undergraduate physical education students in West Bengal.
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Dr. Nityananda Karmakar, Dr. Krishnendu Pradhan. Comparison of motor fitness components between academic and professional courses of male physical education students in West Bengal. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(2):112-115.