2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Effects of 6-week strength training on badminton player of under the age group of 12 years
Author(s): Ravindra BC and Dr. Sundar Raj Urs
This pilot study investigated the effects of 6-week Strength training on badminton players under the age group of 12 years. Twenty badminton players (Boys Only) from sports authority of India, Bangalore whose ages ranged from 11 to 12 years were included in the study. The subjects were randomly divided in to two groups of 10 subjects in each. Training group I (Strength training) and a controlled group. The training groups performed 4 days a week for 6 consecutive weeks. Strength training, was assessed using a 30meter sprint test, vertical jump test and skill performance were assessed using anaerobic field test and short service test, and game performance were assessed through the coach rated basis. All the subjects performed the tests before and after the training program. Data were analysed using a depended mean value and in-depended mean value. A confidence level of .05 was considered significant. The results presented that the Strength training and game performance of the subjects was significantly improved in the training group. Significant not found in controlled group. There were also statistically significant differences identified between the 2 groups after training program. The training group had higher Strength compared to controlled group. This study provides support to the fact that 6-week Strength training can be used as an effective training program to improve Strength in badminton players.
Pages: 334-336 | 174 Views 6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Ravindra BC and Dr. Sundar Raj Urs. Effects of 6-week strength training on badminton player of under the age group of 12 years. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(1): 334-336.