"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2018, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part C
Effect of plyometric training program on agility in football playersAuthor(s):
Dr. Siddhi S Tendulkar, Sonam S Shirpure and Dr. Ujwal L YeoleAbstract: Background:
The aim of the study was to evaluate effectiveness of plyometric training program on agility in football players.
Methodology: This experiment study was carried out using Agility t-test in football players across Pune. A total of 30 samples aged between 15-25 years were included in the study. The plyometric training program was given to the football players. The protocol was of three weeks which consisted four sessions per week.
Results: When plyometric training was given to the football players the result showed Mean of time duration before plyometric training was 10.94 with standard deviation of 1.360 and post plyometric training mean was 10.25 with standard deviation of 1.007. The mean difference which was calculated as 0.6933. Paired t-test was used to analyze the data with p value 0.003, which is considered as extremely significant. Hence plyometric training improve agility in football players.
Conclusion: From the above study we can conclude that plyometric training is helpful in improving agility in football players. So these training methods are recommended to football players for improving speed and skilled performances. Pages: 144-146 | 482 Views 32 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Dr. Siddhi S Tendulkar, Sonam S Shirpure, Dr. Ujwal L Yeole. Effect of plyometric training program on agility in football players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(1):144-146.