2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Effect of Kalaripayattu training and physical exercise training on selected physical variables among inter-collegiate basketball players
Author(s): Rajith TR and Dr. A Mahaboobjan
The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of Kalaripayattu training programme on selected physical variables among inter-collegiate men basketball players. To achieve the purpose of the present study, forty-five inter-collegiate basketball players were selected from the affiliated colleges of Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The subjects were randomly selected and their age ranged from 18 -23 years. The selected groups were divided into three groups, Kalaripayattu training group, physical exercise group and control group. The experimental group I (KPG) consisted of fifteen basketball players and they underwent the medium of Kalaripayattu selected skill training. The experimental group II (PEG) consisted of fifteen Basketball players and they underwent the medium of physical exercise training and group III acted as control group. The duration of the training period was restricted to twelve weeks. Kalaripayattu training and physical exercise training considered as independent variables. The physical variables (agility and flexibility) were known as dependent variables. The statistical technique covariance ANCOVA was used to analyze the pre-test and post-test data of Kalaripayattu training group and physical exercise group. The results showed that the Kalaripayattu training group and the physical exercise group had improved the level of the selected physical variables compared with the control group.
Pages: 430-433 | 698 Views 14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rajith TR, Dr. A Mahaboobjan. Effect of Kalaripayattu training and physical exercise training on selected physical variables among inter-collegiate basketball players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):430-433.