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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part G

Comparative study of health related physical fitness components of baseball and softball players


Author(s): Dr. Chhaya C Patil

Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to compare the health related physical fitness components of baseball and softball players. The researcher took the male subjects for the study. The sources of the data were made from the softball and baseball players, who were participated in the inter-collegiate tournament of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur during the session of 2015-2016. Sixty (60) subjects were selected for this study. Thirty (30) subjects were taken from softball while the remaining thirty (30) were taken from baseball game players. The 60 subjects were selected by the purposive sampling method. The data was analyzed and compared with the help of statistical procedures in which arithmetic mean, standard deviation, standard error of mean and students t-test were employed. It is concluded that baseball players were found significantly better in term of cardio respiratory endurance component of heath related physical fitness as compared to softball players. This indicated that there was no significant difference in muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility of baseball and softball players. In overall numerical and statistical analysis the comparison of health related physical fitness between the baseball and softball players, it is found that there is no significance difference.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Chhaya C Patil. Comparative study of health related physical fitness components of baseball and softball players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(3):636-638.
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