2014, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A
Assessment study on the impact of plyometric exercises for the development of speed among sprinters of Kurukshetra universityAuthor(s):
Dr. Narender Singh SiwachAbstract:
The Plyometric exercises are a vital component for Sprinters for maximal speed and should be included in any conditioning program. Plyometric exercise such as hopping, bounding, jumping etc., are very essential to the Sprinters. Plyometric is used to increase the speed or force of muscular constructions, providing explosiveness for a Varity of sport specific activities. Plyometrics are useful for several sports notably soccer, rugby, basketball, track and field athletics, racket sports and martial arts. The aim of the present study to find out the effect of Plyometric exercises for the development of Speed among Sprinters of Kurukshetra University in India.
Method: The sample for the present study is 40 Kurukshetra male sprinters from various colleges of Kukukshetra University in Haryana State. The experimental group is 20 male Sprinters and controlled group is 20 University Male Sprinters. The twelve weeks of training were given to the experimental group which consists of Plyometric exercises on alternate days i.e., three sessions per week and controlled group were given general training – 30 meter Run were used for Pre Test and Post Test for both the experimental and controlled group to find out the effect of Plyometric exercises for development of Speed.
Result: This study shows that due to the Plyometric exercise the experimental group has shown vast improvement compare to the controlled group in Pre Test and Post Test results.
Conclusions: It is concluded that due to Plyometric Exercise there will improvement of Speed among Sprinters of Kukukshetra University. Pages: 58-60 | 25 Views 2 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Dr. Narender Singh Siwach. Assessment study on the impact of plyometric exercises for the development of speed among sprinters of Kurukshetra university. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2014;1(2):58-60.