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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 1, Issue 3, Part B

Assessment of Aerobic Capacity and Muscle Strength in Indian Judokas


Author(s): Jayasudha Katralli, Veeresh Itagi, Shivaprasad S Goudar

Abstract: Olympic judo is dynamic, demanding sport, requiring a high degree of physical conditioning and strength in order to be successful. VO2max is a person’s capacity to sustain high-intensity exercise for longer than 4 to 5 minutes. Maximal muscle strength is peak strength value under static conditions. Aerobic capacity and muscular strength play an important role in performance. This cross sectional study was conducted on 31 judo players. Height, weight and BMI calculated. Aerobic capacity VO2max was determined by Bruce protocol using treadmill. Muscular strength by 1 repetition maximum (1RM) Bench press and bench squat. Students unpaired‘t’ test used for analysis. VO2max was higher for Judo B group (66.7 ± 10.13ml/kg/min). Group B players showed high Muscular strength scores. Long term training can have an effect on parameters of physical fitness as aerobic capacity and muscular strength. The present findings used by coaches and trainers as a tool to optimize the training programs for the attainment of the best performance of the judoka.

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How to cite this article:
Jayasudha Katralli, Veeresh Itagi, Shivaprasad S Goudar. Assessment of Aerobic Capacity and Muscle Strength in Indian Judokas. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;1(3):35-38.
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