International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2016, Vol. 1, Issue 2
A comparative study of physical fitness components between Baseball and Softball players of Pune city
Author(s): Shashikant Pardeshi and Dr. Govind Kadam
Physical fitness denotes a person status of physique in relation to its physical achievements. The latest scientific evidence also edict the fact that for internal or physiological soundness physical fitness is necessary. Modern physical educators are divided the components of fitness into Health related and skill related physical fitness components. Physical fitness refers to the capacity of an athlete to meet the varied physical demands of their sport without reducing the athlete to a fatigued state. The components of physical fitness are Cardio vascular endurance, Muscular strength, Flexibility. For this study 15 male District level Baseball Players and 15 male District level Softball players of Pune city were selected as the subjects. All the subjects were specialized in Baseball and Softball players and undergoing training at the Pune city. District level male Baseball Players have better average performance than District level male Softball Players in flexibility. District level male Softball Players are not having better average performance than District level male Baseball Players in 10x6 mts shuttle run. Baseball Players are better than Softball Players in sit and reach. The average performances of male Baseball players are higher than softball players in endurance. The calculated value of t-ratio was higher than the calculated value required at 0.05 level of confidence. The results of the study when compared with physical fitness of both the groups showed that both are not equal.
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How to cite this article:
Shashikant Pardeshi and Dr. Govind Kadam. A comparative study of physical fitness components between Baseball and Softball players of Pune city. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2016; 1(2): 218-219.