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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part D

Influence of core functional training on leg strength and flexibility among high school soccer players


Author(s): N ChandraKumar, Dr. C Ramesh

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to find out the influence of core functional training on leg strength and flexibility among high school soccer players. In order to achieve the purpose of the study 24 high school male football players were randomly selected from Oddanchatram Town and they were equally divided in to two groups of 12 each as experimental and control group. The experimental group and control group undergone normal routine football practices and in addition the experimental group undergone core functional training for one hour in the morning before starting the football practices. The control group was not given any special training. The period of training was 8 weeks in a schedule of weekly 5 days. The data were collected on the selected variables before and after the training period. Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) was used to analyze the data. To test the significance 0.05 level of confidence was fixed. Based on the results the study it was concluded that the core functional training was significantly improved the leg strength and flexibility among high school soccer players.

Pages: 189-191  |  960 Views  28 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
N ChandraKumar, Dr. C Ramesh. Influence of core functional training on leg strength and flexibility among high school soccer players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(1):189-191.
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