A study of physical fitness between basketball and football players of Haryana
Author(s): Dr. Kuldeep Nara
Abstract: The present study was an attempt to find out the difference in physical fitness level between basketball and football players. The sample for this study consisted of 150 subjects each belonging to Basketball and football from Haryana, who had represented their schools and colleges in various state level tournaments were selected as the subjects for the study. The Criterion measures from AAPHER Physical fitness test have been chosen for this study. Mean, Standard deviation and ‘t’ Test were used to analyse the data Findings of the study revealed that: (i) Football players was found better in 50-yard dash than basketball players; (ii) Basketball players are much better in Standing Broad Jump than football players; (iii) there is no significant difference in Pull-Ups between Basketball and football players; (iv) Football players were found better in Shuttle-run than basketball players; (v) There is no significant difference in Sit-ups of Basketball and football players and (vi) Football players were found better in six hundred yard run than basketball players.