International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part P
Effect of playing volleyball as an intervention on motor fitness variables for untrained volleyball players
AUTHOR(S): M Gokul Raj and Dr. Mohananakrishnan
The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of playing volleyball game as an intervention on specific motor fitness for untrained adolescent boys. Recent years have witnessed a revolution in the area of sports and sports performance has been receiving phenomenal attention. In this new orientation the emphasis has shifted to a more progressive research leading to an understanding of performance factor of various sports. Scientific information is being gradually accumulated which will serve as the problem for the present investigation was to “Study the effect of speed, agility, muscular endurance, muscular strength, muscular power and reaction time of volleyball players”. The experimental group was progressively introduced to the practice of playing volleyball game. The subjects played volleyball skills 5 days in a week for a period of 45 minutes with rest in between and had only one session a day; Sunday was observed as rest day. The results, in general, support the theory that playing volleyball game improve skills motor fitness related performance among school level untrained adolescent boys. We found that volleyball training group improved significantly which was finding between pre to post test. The rate of improvement was higher, however, for the experimental group. Finally, results shows that the participants who followed the treatment of playing volleyball game improved motor fitness for untrained adolescent boys.
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How to cite this article:
M Gokul Raj, Dr. Mohananakrishnan. Effect of playing volleyball as an intervention on motor fitness variables for untrained volleyball players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):839-842.