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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part O

Knowledge and perception towards barefoot training in college players: A survey

AUTHOR(S): Dr. Sneha Sailor, Dr. Mansi Bidja and Dr. Miral Vghasiya
ABSTRACT:
Background: Running has become more popular activity among people. Kinetic and kinematics is different in shod running and barefoot running. Biomechanics of barefoot may be beneficial in treatment of prevention of a number of overuse injuries. There are some evidence of decreased force and torque to prevent injury in barefoot.
Aim and Objectives: Due to lack of consensus regarding Barefoot Training, Aim of the study is to check knowledge and state of perception regarding Barefoot Training in college players.
Materials and Methods: A survey was conducted among the player of colleges. Consent form and Self-administrated questionnaire was filled by the participants. Questionnaire contains 11 questions regarding Barefoot. Percentages were calculated for each question across all survey.
Results: 73% of participants agreed that barefoot training is useful in sports activity and majority of respondents reported that it increases performance level which indicates positive perception towards it. 44% of respondents reported that due to lack of knowledge they were not using barefoot, while 29% of players reported that due to risk of injury they were not using it.
Conclusion: Majority of players had a positive perception towards Barefoot Training although there is lack of knowledge regarding Barefoot Training.
Pages: 810-813  |  208 Views  13 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sneha Sailor, Dr. Mansi Bidja, Dr. Miral Vghasiya. Knowledge and perception towards barefoot training in college players: A survey. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):810-813.
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