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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2018, Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part A

A comparative study of explosive strength among volleyball and kho-kho players of Nagpur district, Maharashtra


Author(s): Ramesh Bansod

Abstract: Volleyball, game played by two teams, usually of six players on a side, in which the players use their hands to bat a ball back and forth over a high net, trying to make the ball touch the court within the opponents’ playing area before it can be returned. To prevent this a player on the opposing team bats the ball up and toward a teammate before it touches the court surface-that teammate may then volley it back across the net or bat it to a third teammate who volleys it across the net. A team is allowed only three touches of the ball before it must be returned over the net. The aim of the present study is to find out the Explosive Strength among Volleyball players and Kho-Kho players of the Nagpur district in Maharashtra. The sample for the study consists of 20 Volleyball players and 20 Kho-Kho players of Nagpur district between the age group of 20-22 Years. To assess the explosive strength the Standing Broad Jump Test is conducted by the Technical Officials of Athletics. The results of the study shows that the Volleyball players are good in explosive strength and than Kho-Kho players. Volleyball players combines ball skills with the agility and acrobatic moves of gymnasts and the instinctive reflexes of competitive badminton Players. Kho-Kho players conditioning has become the more specific and scientific and explosive strength is very important for Kho-Kho players. It is concluded that the Volleyball players are good in explosive strength because they require good jumping ability to hit the ball and Kho-Kho players are also require agility and explosive strength to run and chase the opponent players.

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Ramesh Bansod. A comparative study of explosive strength among volleyball and kho-kho players of Nagpur district, Maharashtra. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2018;5(4):50-51.
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