2017, Vol. 2, Issue 1
A comparison of health related physical fitness among volleyball, handball and basketball players
Author(s): Tahir Ramzan Bhat
The main purpose of the study was to compare the health related physical fitness of Volleyball, Handball and Basketball Players. For the purpose of the study total 60 subjects were selected, 20 male players from each of Volleyball, Handball and Basketball Players randomly from Degree College of Physical Education Amravati. The minimum status of subjects was of inter-collegiate level and the age of the subjects was ranged from 18-28 years.
The data pertaining to this study were collected on the selected subjects by using pull-ups test to measure muscular strength of arm and shoulder and the score was recorded in numbers; abdominal strength and endurance was measured by sit up test and score was recorded in numbers, cardio-respiratory endurance was measured by 600 yard run/walk test and the score was recorded in seconds. Flexibility of joints of trunk sit and reach test was applied and the score was recorded in centimeters and measurement of body composition was assessed by adopting four sites skinfold measurements of Durnin and Rehman and the score was recorded in Kilogram. The collected data were analyzed by using one way analysis of variance statistics (F-ratio) Findings of statistical analysis revealed that the pull ups (F=7.41), 600 yard run/walk (f = 19.84) sit and reach test (F = 6.88) showed significant difference among the Volleyball, Handball and Basketball players whereas bent knee sit ups (F = 2.19) and body composition skin fold (F = 2.30) did not show significant difference among the Volleyball, Handball and Basketball players.
Pages: 279-282 | 647 Views 11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Tahir Ramzan Bhat. A comparison of health related physical fitness among volleyball, handball and basketball players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(1):279-282.