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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

2020, Vol. 5, Issue 1
Relationship of linear sprint and agility with selected psychomotor components in the district level cricket players
Author(s): Sanjib Kumar Dey and Ashok Kumar Goon
Abstract:
Cricket is an intermittent team game where the players need an ultimate fitness level. Psychomotor and physical fitness in cricket game meet the demands of batting, bowling, and fielding skills. Sprint occurred repeatedly in batting, bowling and fielding, and is helping players perform better. The purpose of the present study was to identify the importance of psychomotor ability in Bangladesh and its relationship with the sprint and agility of 35 male district level cricket players. Subject’s age ranged between 17 to 18 years. Psychomotor ability was assessed by Eye Hand Coordination Test, Nelson Hand Reaction Test, and Distance Perception Jump Test. Sprint test was evaluated by 50 Yard Dash and agility was assessed by Shuttle Run test. Data were analyzed using Pearson coefficient correlation and multiple equation correlation. High correlation between Eye Hand Coordination Test with 50 Yard Dash was found as one of the notable tests. The study also highlights a high degree of combined correlation between psychomotor ability in young cricket players and 50 yard dash test. Therefore, while selecting cricket players for the youth team psychomotor ability and 50 Yard Dash would be taken into consideration along with the batting, bowling and fielding skills.
Pages: 113-116  |  639 Views  103 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sanjib Kumar Dey, Ashok Kumar Goon. Relationship of linear sprint and agility with selected psychomotor components in the district level cricket players. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2020;5(1):113-116.
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