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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part B

A comparative study of reaction ability and balance ability among players belonging to contact, semi-contact and non-contact sports


Author(s): Romi Bisht, Chandra Mohan Singh and Dr. MA Mardikar

Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to compare Reaction ability and Balance ability of 135 female sportsperson from Contact sports (Judo, Taekwondo and kabaddi), Semi-contact sports (football, kho-kho and hockey) and Non-contact sports (archery, volleyball and ball-badminton) who participated in Inter-university level competitions from Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur. Purposive sampling method was used to select the samples. There ages ranged from 20-25 years. Data was collected by administering test for measuring reaction and balance ability as suggested by Peter Hirtz. Statics group design was used as a design for this study. ANOVA was applied to compare the different group followed by post-hoc test. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The result of the study showed that, in Reaction Ability no significant difference is found between contact and semi-contact sports. On the other hand significant difference is found between contact and non-contact sports as well as semi-contact and non-contact sports. No significant difference found in Balance Ability among the sportspersons of Contact, Semi-contact and Non-contact Sports.

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How to cite this article:
Romi Bisht, Chandra Mohan Singh and Dr. MA Mardikar. A comparative study of reaction ability and balance ability among players belonging to contact, semi-contact and non-contact sports. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2017; 4(4): 77-80.
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