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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 1, Issue 6, Part A

Effect of one hour soccer play on selected motor fitness components among College level boys


Author(s): Muneer P, Nafih Cherappurath

Abstract: Soccer play helps students to build and maintain healthy bone, muscles, and joint. It also help, students lean muscle and reduce fat. It will provide lots of fun, increase self-esteem, decreases depression and anxiety. The study analyzed the effectiveness of eight weeks of one hour soccer play program on selected Motor fitness variables of college boys. 19-23 year old 30 college students from different department in Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry were selected for the study, and were randomly and equally divided into control group and experimental group. The experimental group had to undergo one hour soccer play program. Total duration was for eight weeks with six days per week. The data pertaining to the motor fitness variables were analyzed by Paired ‘t’ test to determine the difference between initial and final mean scores of experimental and control groups. The findings of the study indicate that one hour soccer play program has a significant effect on college boy’s speed, muscular power, abdominal strength and balance.

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How to cite this article:
Muneer P, Nafih Cherappurath. Effect of one hour soccer play on selected motor fitness components among College level boys. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;1(6):37-40.
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