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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2018, Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part A

Effect of cricket specific fitness training program on physical variables among college level men cricket players of Jammu and Kashmir State


Author(s): Zahoor Ahmad Bhat and Dr. K Sreedhar

Abstract: Cricket is played around the world, though it is more popular in certain countries. There are across 2.5 billion fans of cricket in the world, Countries like England, India, Pakistan, Srilanka, Bangladesh, Australia, New Zealand, Carribeans, South Africa are mainly cricket playing nation and have their national team. The purpose of the present study was to determine the effect of cricket specific fitness training on agility and strength endurance among college level men cricket players. Forty male students (n = 40) were randomly selected from kulgam college of J&K state as subjects and the age was ranged between 19 and 23 years. The selected subjects were randomly assigned into two equal groups namely control group (CG) and the experimental group (EG) with equal strengths of twenty (n= 20) each. Experimental training group underwent cricket specific fitness training programme for twelve weeks for five days per week and two sessions on each day. The control group did not involve in any special training apart from their regular activities. The agility and strength endurance were taken as a criterion variable for the present study and they were measured by shuttle run and sit ups respectively. Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was used to analyse the collected data. The results revealed that that the cricket specific fitness training was made significant improvement (p ≤ 0.05) in agility and strength endurance of the selected subjects. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 in all cases.

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Zahoor Ahmad Bhat, Dr. K Sreedhar. Effect of cricket specific fitness training program on physical variables among college level men cricket players of Jammu and Kashmir State. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(4):09-11.
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