MOTOR FITNESS VARIABLE AMONG STATE AND NATIONAL HOCKEY PLAYERS, A COMPARISON

Dhruv Bhalla

Abstract


The aim of the study was comparison of motor fitness variable (Abdominal strength, Speed and Agility) among state and national level hockey players. For the specific purpose of this study 50 hockey player with age ranged from 17 to 25 years were selected on the basis of simple random sampling from different two categories, i.e. state and national level Hockey players were selected as the subject of the present study, each group consists of equal number of subjects. For the present study all the subjects were gone through a Motor Fitness Test. The Motor Fitness of the subjects were measures using the ‘slandered test procedure’ which consist of three test items, shuttle run in second, 50-meter dash in second and bent leg sit ups in no/min. Shuttle Run was conducted to measure agility, 50 mtr run for speed and sit ups for abdominal strength. All the tests were conducted through standard procedure. After collecting the data, mean, SD, T value were calculated to observe the differences between groups. The level of significance was set at 0.5%. On the basis of the results of the study the conclusion may be made that the motor fitness variable (abdominal strength, Speed and Agility) has the significant difference in relation to state and national level hockey players.


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