International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2017, Vol. 2, Issue 1
Comparative study of speed and agility between university level cricket and football player
Author(s): Sanjit Mandal, Bidya Roy and Dr. Gopal Chandra Saha
Speed and agility are the important motor components required in every game for improvement of performances. Agility is the quality of being agile. Agile refers to the ability to move quickly and easily, either physically or mentally. Agility is also the ability of the body to quickly change direction from one place to another. Agility is one of the components of physical fitness. Speed is used in sports for such muscle reaction that are characterized by maximally quick alteration of contraction and relaxation of muscles. Speed performances can‘t be improved to considerable extent as is in of case strength and endurance. The aim of the study is to compare the differences between speed and agility football and cricket players of university level males. A total number of 30 University level football and cricket players were selected 15 football and cricket players of university level were considered as the subject of the present study. The speed was measured by 30m dash and agility was measured by 4x10m shuttle run, using standard procedures. The mean performance in speed and agility of the football and cricket players were 0.336 and 1.296 respectively. Using t-test it was observed that the speed and agility of the cricket and football players did not differ significantly.
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Sanjit Mandal, Bidya Roy and Dr. Gopal Chandra Saha. Comparative study of speed and agility between university level cricket and football player. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2017; 2(1): 386-388.