2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
An investigation on specific physiological variables of professional club cricketers of Goa
Author(s): Chandu G Lamani and Dr. Shakuntala Hiremat
Limited research has focused on the physiological responses associated with cricket activity, this study aims to provide a physiologic profile of professional cricketers of Goa, 100 professional club cricket players from Goa were recruited for the testing purpose and further they were divide in to two different groups specific (n=50 bowlers, n=50 batsmen = 100) aged above 18years and below 23 years. All players are active professional club cricketers who play senior league cricket n Goa. Testing was conducted indoor with players (bowlers and batsmen) completed two physiological fitness assessments: Forced Vital Capacity, and Residual Lung volume was measured and recorded for the statistical purpose. Descriptive analyses were carried out to find out the difference and 0.05 was set at level of significance. Statistics was done using SPSS 21 version. The results demonstrate that there was difference in both physiological variable among batsman and bowlers but failed to reach the significance level hence the results were not as conclusive. The findings of this study can provide good indicators for the assessment of players’ suitability for different positions, for the development of training programmes, and could be of assistance to coaches in selection of players and in providing guidance to the players. The information also highlights some areas that may require further research. It was recommended to carry out such studies at higher level and with higher number of participants to find out the better results.
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How to cite this article:
Chandu G Lamani, Dr. Shakuntala Hiremat. An investigation on specific physiological variables of professional club cricketers of Goa. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):62-64.