Effect of Plyometric Training with Yogic Practices on Selected Skills Performance Variables of Intercollegiate Female Hockey PlayersJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 6)
Publication Date: 2014-06-15
Authors : P. Ganesh Kumar; G. Shivaji; M.Kumaresan;
Page : 1372-1374
Keywords : plyometric; yogic practice; hockey; dribbling; shooting and playing ability.;
Field hockey is tough and demanding sport requiring high levels of endurance, speed and strength. This game is played on gravel, natural grass, artificial turfs, with a small hard ball. For the present study, forty female intercollegiate hockey players were selected as subjects who were the participants of Bharathiar University inter-collegiate tournaments. They were divided into two equal groups. Each group consists of 20 subjects. Group - I was underwent to Plyometric with yogic practices training (PTYPG), Group ? II acted as control group. They didn't undergo for any specific training programme. The age of subjects were ranged from 18-25 years. The selected variables for the present study: dribbling control, shooting accuracy and overall playing ability. The selected variables were assessed by using standardized test. The data was collected before and after twelve weeks of training. The collected data was analyzed by using t-test The level of significance was fixed at 0.05. The findings of the present study have strongly indicates that Plyometric with yogic practices training have significant effect on selected skills performance variables when compared to control group.
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