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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Comprative investigation of selected physical fitness components between handball and basketball players
Author(s): Vijay Kumar
Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to contrast the, reaction time, flexibility, agility and strength of Handball and Basketball players. To meet the purpose of the study, 150 Handball and 150 Basketball players who had participated at inter- college level; were selected. The age of subjects was in range between 19 to 24 years. Nelson foot reaction time test was used to measure the reaction time of the subjects, flexibility was measured with the help of modified sit and reach test, Agility was measure by using Modified Southeast Missouri (SEMO) agility test and Vertical jump test was applied to measure the strength of the subjects. T-test was applied as a statistical tool to find out the significant of differences among the Handball and Basketball players. After the comparison of the calculated data it was observed that there was a significance difference regarding the reaction time between Handball players and Basketball players and agility of basketball players was better as compared to Handball players. In terms of strength of Handball players were superior to the Basketball players and the flexibility of Handball players was better than the Basketball players.
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How to cite this article:
Vijay Kumar. Comprative investigation of selected physical fitness components between handball and basketball players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):980-982.
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