The Effect of Selected Circuit Training Exercises on Sprinters of High School GirlsJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.2, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2013-11-05
Authors : M. Sudhakar Babu; P. P. S. Paul Kumar;
Page : 401-407
Keywords : Girls; Exercise; Sprinters; Training;
History shows evidence that, fatlike training and repetition running were used as conditioning factors to improve speed. Now-a-days circuit training was devised to improve strength and endurance used almost in all track and field events and games to improve the strength and endurance of the players. The researcher was interested in conducting a study to find out, if there was significant effect on speed, through selected circuit training exercises. Thirty girls from Govt.30 girls students of Govt. Girls High School, Bapatla, Guntur District were selected from random group of 200 students as the subjects for this study. During the pre-test period, the subjects were asked to run 100 metres and their time was recorded as the initial performance. Then the group was administered the programme of circuit training, for a period of six weeks. Selected exercises were regularly given in the evening, there circuits a day and three in a week. At the end of the experimental period of six weeks, again the subjects were asked to run 100 metres and the time was recorded as the final performance.
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