2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Effect of cricket specific fitness training program on explosive strength and speed among college level men cricketers of J&K state
Author(s): Zahoor Ahmad Bhat and Dr. K Sreedhar
Cricket is now a major international sports enjoyed by millions of spectators worldwide. With the introduction of one day cricket and more recently twenty20, the game has gone through major changes and the physical demands made on a cricketer’s body have also increased dramatically and the cricketers are exposed to more demanding schedules, with longer period of time for training and practicing. The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of cricket specific fitness training on explosive strength and speed among college level men cricket players. Forty male students (n = 40) were randomly selected from kulgam college of J&K state as subjects and the age was ranged between 19 and 23 years. The selected subjects were randomly assigned into two equal groups namely control group (CG) and the experimental group (EG) with equal strengths of twenty (n= 20) each. Experimental training group underwent cricket specific fitness training programme for twelve weeks for five days per week and two sessions on each day. The control group did not involve in any special training apart from their regular activities. The explosive strength and speed were taken as a criterion variable for the present study and they were measured by standing broad jump and 50 metres run respectively. Analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to analyse the collected data. The results revealed that that the cricket specific fitness training was made significant improvement (p≤0.05) in Explosive strength and Speed of the selected subjects. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 in all cases.
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How to cite this article:
Zahoor Ahmad Bhat, Dr. K Sreedhar. Effect of cricket specific fitness training program on explosive strength and speed among college level men cricketers of J&K state. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):17-19.