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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part E

Effect of 4-week conditioning programme on selected physical fitness components of novice junior hockey players of Kashmir


Author(s): Bashir Ahmad Mir, Abdul Roof Rather and Waseem Hassan Raja

Abstract: Physical fitness is required by the player to survive in the game/sports, the conditioning of the body is done to improve its function and enhance its fitness. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of 4 week conditioning programme on selected physical fitness components of novice hockey players of Kashmir. 25 novice junior hockey players of Kashmir of the age group 12-14 years were selected, by random sampling technique, for the study. Conditioning programme for four weeks was adopted to develop cardiovascular endurance, agility, and flexibility of the athletes. Pre-test and Post-test were conducted. Standard tests were used to evaluate the parameters as, Cardiovascular Endurance (Queens College Step Test), Flexibility (Forward Bend and Reach Test) & Agility (4x10 Yards Shutter Run). The results showed that in Cardio-Vascular Endurance no significant differences were found (p<0.05). Similarly, in case of Agility no significant differences were found (p<0.05). And in Flexibility Significant differences were found (*p>0.05). It was concluded that 4-week conditioning programme did increase the flexibility of the Players significantly. But in case of cardiovascular endurance and agility 4-week conditioning programme does not work significantly.

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How to cite this article:
Bashir Ahmad Mir, Abdul Roof Rather and Waseem Hassan Raja. Effect of 4-week conditioning programme on selected physical fitness components of novice junior hockey players of Kashmir. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(6): 289-291.
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