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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part D

A comparative study of speed in crouch start (medium) and standing start among 4 x 100 meter relay runners


Author(s): Mahipal

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to compare the speed in crouch start (medium) and standing start among 4 x 100 meter relay runners. For the purpose of the study 28 male state level 4 x 100 meter relay runners who have participated in first Haryana state senior Athletics Championship held at District Panipat in January 2015 were randomly selected as the subjects for this study. The age of the selected subjects ranged from 18-22 years. 50 meter run test is used to collect the data for speed. The 28 male relay runners are made to run 50 meter run first in crouch start medium with the use of starting block in medium start position and on the next day, all 28 relay runners are made to run 50 meter run in standing start position. The data was collected in the evening at 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Shivaji stadium, Panipat. To find out the significant difference in the speed variable t test was applied and the level of significance was set at 0.05 levels. The results of the study shows that crouch start medium timing is faster and better as compared to standing start timing in 50 m. run. It is recommended that athletic coaches must given regular crouch start (medium) to their trainees for excellent results in Relay races/ sprint events.

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How to cite this article:
Mahipal. A comparative study of speed in crouch start (medium) and standing start among 4 x 100 meter relay runners. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2015;2(1):190-192.
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