"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2019, Vol. 6, Issue 4, Part C
Selected physical fitness variables and basketball performanceAuthor(s):
Somashakar R and Dr. Sudhakara GAbstract:
The purpose of the study was to know the relationship of selected physical fitness variables and basketball performance of inter-collegiate basketball male players.
Methodology: To achieve the objectives of the study forty five male basketball male players, who had participated the visvesvaraya technological university inter-collegiate basketball tournament, were selected as subjects. From the data pertaining to the five physical fitness variables such as speed were measured by 50mt dash test and the score was measured in seconds, agility measured by 4 x 10mt shuttle run test and the score was measured in seconds, leg explosive power were measured by standing broad jump test and the score was measured in centimeters, shoulder strength measured by medicine ball throw test and the score was measured in centimeters, strength endurance measured by pushups test and the score was measured in numbers and playing ability assessed through subjective rating, by three experts, during the tournaments and the average was taken as criterion score. For analysis and interpretation of data, the investigator used person product-moment correlation was used.
Results: There was significant relationship found between selected physical fitness variables with basketball performance of inter- collegiate male basketball players. Pages: 141-142 | 624 Views 33 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Somashakar R, Dr. Sudhakara G. Selected physical fitness variables and basketball performance. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(4):141-142.