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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part F

Comparative study of minimal muscular fitness between handball and basketball players


Author(s): Sudhir Dnyaneshwarrao Pathare

Abstract: The objective of the present study was to compare the minimal muscular fitness between handball and basketball players. The data pertaining to this study was collected by administrating the appropriate tests described below on the inter-university players of Amravati University, who were participated at least inter-university tournaments where healed in Amravati University, Amravati. 25 male Handball players and 25 male Basketball players, who had participated in inter-university tournaments, were preferred as area under discussion for this study. The age of the subject matter was ranging from 18 years to 25 years. To measure the minimal muscular fitness, Kraus-Weber Strength Test was conducted with its six test items as follow: 1) strength of abdominal plus psoas muscles; 2) strength of abdominal minus psoas muscles; 3) strength of psoas and lower abdominal muscles; 4) strength of upper back muscles; 5) strength of lower back muscles; 6) floor-touch test. To compare minimal muscular fitness between Handball and Basketball male players the independent ‘t’ test was used at 0.05 level of significance. Result: There was no significant difference in minimal muscular fitness between handball and Basketball players.

Pages: 313-315  |  789 Views  25 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Sudhir Dnyaneshwarrao Pathare. Comparative study of minimal muscular fitness between handball and basketball players. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(2): 313-315.
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