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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 E

Effect of time pressure on shooting skills of male archers

AUTHOR(S): Naresh Kumar Sahu, CD Agashe and Vivek Mishra
ABSTRACT:
The aim of the present study is to assess the impact of time pressure on shooting skills of male archers. To conduct the study 50 male archers (average age 23.39 years) were selected as sample. Purposive sampling was used to select male archers who took part in national level archery championship. To assess shooting skills of selected male archers, a target set at 70 meters distance according to recurve archery rules was used. The archers shot 06 arrows in specified time of 04 minutes as well as 02 minutes. After two rounds the scores of each archer for two specified time limits were recorded. Paired sample 't' test reveal that shooting skills of male archers was far superior in 04 minutes time limit as compared to their shooting skills in 02 minutes time limit. It was concluded that time pressure significantly affect shooting skills of male archers. The results are discussed in the light of well established theories of time pressure in relation to cognitive and motor performance.
Pages: 295-296  |  314 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Naresh Kumar Sahu, CD Agashe, Vivek Mishra. Effect of time pressure on shooting skills of male archers. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(2):295-296.
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