International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part D
Core strength training based research on agility and upper limb strength of fencing players
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Maman Paul
The purpose of this investigation was to study the effects of Core Strength Training on Agility and Upper Limb Strength of Fencing Players. Twenty, University level male Fencers of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar between the age group of 18-28 years (Mean ± SD: age 20.7±2.536 yrs, body height 166.795± 3.639 cm, body mass 65.23±3.963 kg) volunteered to participate in the study. 7-5-7 Agility Test was used to measure the Agility and 1 Minute Push up Test was used to measure the Upper Limb Strength. Statistical analyses were performed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences for Windows version 16.0 software (SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL). Data is expressed as the mean ± SD. Paired sample t-test was utilized to compare the means of the Pre-Test and the Post-Test. The level of significance was set at 0.05. Significant differences were found in Agility in the experimental group subjected to 6-week training. However, no significant changes over that 6-week period were noted in the control group. Furthermore, significant differences were found in Upper Limb Strength in the experimental group subjected to 6-week training. However, no significant changes over that 6-week period were noted in the control group.
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Dr. Maman Paul. Core strength training based research on agility and upper limb strength of fencing players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):157-159.