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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part C

The effect of medicine ball training on shoulder strength and abdominal strength and endurance among Sudan school boy’s football players in Qatar


Author(s): Pramod R and Dr. Divya K

Abstract: The purpose of the study was find out the effect of medicine ball training on shoulder strength and abdominal strength and endurance among Sudan school boy’s football players in Qatar. To achieve the purpose of this study, Thirty (N=30) inter school football boys player of Sudan nationalities randomly selected as subject from Indian school Doha-Qatar. Their age ranged between 13 and 17 years. The selected participants were randomly divided into two groups. Group I consider as Experimental Group (N=15) and Group II acted as Control Group (N=15). Experimental Group (EG) underwent Medicine Ball Training (MBT) three alternative days in a week and training section lasted 60 min for six week. Control Group (CG) was not performing any specific training but they were participated in regular activities. The shoulder strength (SS) was assessed by Warner Test of Soccer Skill (in Meter) and Abdominal Strength and Endurance (ASE) was assessed by AAHPER Youth Fitness Test (in Number) were selected as variables. The pre and post-test data were collected on selected criterion variables prior to and immediately after the training programme. The pre and post-test scores were statistically examined by the dependent‘t’ test and analysis of co-variance (ANCOVA). The level of significant was fixed at 0.5level of confidence, which was considered as appropriate. It was concluded that the experimental group had shown significantly improved in SS and ASE due to MBT and control group had not showing any significant improvement in SS and ASE.

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How to cite this article:
Pramod R and Dr. Divya K. The effect of medicine ball training on shoulder strength and abdominal strength and endurance among Sudan school boy’s football players in Qatar. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2019; 6(1): 151-154.
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