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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part A

A comparative study on speed ability between football and hockey male trainees


Author(s): Chethan Ram P, Sundar Raj Urs

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare the speed ability between Football and Hockey male trainees. To achieve the purpose of the study, the fourth (n=40) trainees were randomly selected as a subjects, out of which twenty (n-20) from Football and twenty (n-20) from Hockey discipline who were regular trainees of District Youth Empowerment and Sports, Bangalore. The age of all subjects ranged from 16 to 21 years. The subject selected was tested, with 50-meter dash, which measured speed ability of players. The data collected put into analysis to compare the speed ability between Football and Hockey trainees. T test was applied to determine the significance of difference and direction of difference in mean score of variables between Football and Hockey D.Y.E.S male trainees. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The results of the study showed a mean value of 4.55 and Standard deviation of 0.25 with football players and a mean value 4.87 and standard deviation of 0.48 with hockey players with the‘t’ value of 2.25 and it was concluded that there was a significant difference on speed ability between Football and Hockey male trainees, whereas the Hockey trainees were significantly scored higher compare to the Football trainees of District Youth Empowerment and Sports, Bangalore.

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How to cite this article:
Chethan Ram P, Sundar Raj Urs. A comparative study on speed ability between football and hockey male trainees. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(3): 23-24.
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