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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 2, Part B

Analysis of AAHPERD youth fitness test components between rural and urban sportsmen of Vidyasagar University in West Bengal

AUTHOR(S): Subhadip Pal and Dr. Krishnendu Pradhan
ABSTRACT:
The purpose of the study was to compare AAHPERD Youth Fitness Test Components between rural and urban sportsmen of Vidyasagar University in West Bengal. Total eighty four (N=84) rural and urban sportsmen of Vidyasagar University (Rural sportsmen: N1=40 and Urban sportsmen: N2=44) of age group 19-25 years were purposively selected from the residential coaching camps of their different games and sports for the participation in east zone inter university tournaments, 2016. Physical fitness components of rural and urban sportsmen of Vidyasagar University were assessed by AAHPERD Youth Fitness Test. For analysis of data, descriptive statistics the mean, standard deviation and mean differences were obtained through software (SPSS, Version 20). To check the difference of mean scores between the groups Independence Sample t-test was applied. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The Independence Sample t-test revealed that the rural sportsmen of Vidyasagar University had significantly superior in arms and shoulders strength (p<0.05), speed (p<0.05), explosive legs strength (p<0.05), agility (p<0.05) and cardiovascular endurance (p<0.05) as compared to urban sportsmen of Vidyasagar University. The findings also revealed that no significant difference was found in abdominal muscular strength between rural and urban groups of sportsmen of Vidyasagar University. Further investigations are also being needed on the above studied components along with body composition to differentiate between rural and urban sportsmen of Vidyasagar University in West Bengal.
Pages: 131-134  |  316 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Subhadip Pal, Dr. Krishnendu Pradhan. Analysis of AAHPERD youth fitness test components between rural and urban sportsmen of Vidyasagar University in West Bengal. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(2):131-134.
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