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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part D

Effect of plyometric exercise on horizontal jump performance


Author(s): Ajaz Ahmad Dar, Dr. B John, Showkat Ahmad Chat, Suhail Yaqoob Bhat and Ajaz Ahmad Parry

Abstract: The objective of the present study was to find out the “Effect of Plyometric Exercises on Horizontal Jump”. The Plyometric exercises would help significantly to improve explosive power of legs was the hypothesis framed in the light of objective of the present study. The present study was conducted on forty two college going male students between age group 21 to 25 years. The subjects were the students of Government degree college budgam Kashmir. They were randomly divided into two groups. Each group consists of twenty one students. One group was treated as Experimental group and other was treated as Control group. To find out the effect of Plyometric exercises on horizontal jump, Experimental Group was given training for the nine weeks. Pre and post-test of standing broad jump was taken for both the Experimental and Control group. “t” test method of statistics was applied to test the hypothesis taken for present study. The data of this study was collected by the use of AAHPER Youth Fitness Test (1976) on the students. The level of significance was set at 0.05 level of confidence.

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How to cite this article:
Ajaz Ahmad Dar, Dr. B John, Showkat Ahmad Chat, Suhail Yaqoob Bhat, Ajaz Ahmad Parry. Effect of plyometric exercise on horizontal jump performance. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(6):208-211.
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