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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2019, Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part C

Effect of weight training exercises on the improvement of arm and leg strength of basketball players


Author(s): Satyavati D Wathar and Dr. Sakpal Hoovanna

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to realize the effect of selected weight training exercises on the growth of arm and leg strength of Basketball players. To work on the purpose 20 wrestlers who were the students of excellent residential school vijayapura were taken as the subjects. The selected group of subjects was divided into two groups viz. experimental and control. The weight training schedule which was administered on experimental group only, different weight training exercises were given (i.e. standing barbell curls, standing dumbell curls, dumbel hammer curls, incline dumbell curls, precher curls, dumbell concentration curls, lying barbell extension, close grip bench press, triceps dumbell extensions, triceps bench dips, squat, dumbell lunges, standing leg curls, dumbell dead lift, and leg press). This weight training programme were carried out for a period of 8 weeks for one hour every evening, excluding Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday. Control groups was no treatment group and were engaged in their own daily activity programme. As delimited to measure the leg strength of the subjects standing broad jump (SBJ) and to measure the arm strength pull-ups tests were used. For the administration and scoring of these tests item procedure mentioned in AAPHER, youth fitness test (1958) was taken as the model. It was realize from the results of the study that there was significant effect of the weight training exercise on the leg strength as well as arm strength of the selected basketball players.

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How to cite this article:
Satyavati D Wathar, Dr. Sakpal Hoovanna. Effect of weight training exercises on the improvement of arm and leg strength of basketball players. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(1):155-157.
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