2018, Vol. 3 Issue 2, Part P
Effects of 6-week strength training on badminton player of under the age group of 14 years
AUTHOR(S): Ravindra BC
This pilot study investigated the effects of 6-week Strength training on badminton players under the age group of 14 years. Twenty badminton players from sports authority of India, Bangalore whose ages ranged from 13 to 14 years included in the study. The subjects were randomly divided in to two groups of 10 subjects in each: 1) Training group I (Strength training) and a controlled group the training groups performed 4 days a week for 6 consecutive weeks. Strength training were assessed using a 30 meter sprint test, vertical jump test and respectively, and skill tests assessed using anaerobic field test and short service test, and game performance assessed through the coach rated basis. All of the subjects performed the test before and after the training program. Data were analysed using a depended mean value and in-depended mean value. A confidence level of .05 was considered significant. The results presented that Strength training and game performance significantly improved in the training group. Significant not found in controlled group. There were also statistically significant differences between the 2 groups after training program. The training group had higher Strength compare to controlled group. This study provides support that 6-week Strength training can be effective training program to improve Strength in badminton players.
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Ravindra BC. Effects of 6-week strength training on badminton player of under the age group of 14 years. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(2):947-950.