International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part Z
Investigation of speed and flexibility among Maharashtra state level basketball, football and volleyball players
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Vasant Vishram Rathod and Dr. Ashutosh Rai
Speed and flexibility are main fitness components, important for success in many sports, especially team sports, like football, basketball, volleyball The aim of the present study was to investigate speed and flexibility of Maharashtra State level Basketball, Football and Volleyball players. Randomly selected 30 Basketball players, 30 Football players and 30 Volleyball players, who participated at State level competitions held at Nagpur during the year 2017 and their mean age was 20.6 years with standard deviation of + 1.4 years. The data collected on speed and flexibility were compared for the differences existed among the players using statistical tool ANOVA. The study proved that football players were fastest, followed by basketball and then volleyball players. The post hoc analysis proved that football and basketball players’ were significantly better than volleyball players (P<0.05) There was no significant difference among the players on flexibility. It was concluded that state level volleyball players can concentrate more to improve their speed for better performances.
Pages: 1521-1523 | 18 Views 0 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Vasant Vishram Rathod, Dr. Ashutosh Rai. Investigation of speed and flexibility among Maharashtra state level basketball, football and volleyball players. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):1521-1523.