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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2020, Vol. 7, Issue 3, Part E

Gender and accuracy of penalty shot execution among handball players of federal college of education, Abeokuta


Author(s): Adelekan Ebenezer Oluyemi

Abstract: This study examined the effect of players’ gender (males and females) on accuracy of penalty shot execution in handball game. The study adopted an experimental design in a target population of handball players of Federal College of Education, Abeokuta and a sample of 35 handball players (19 male and 16 female). The instruments used for the study are Handball Penalty Shot Guide, balls of different sizes, scoring sheets, whistles, stopwatch, ropes and a handball field with its goal post (203 cm by 313 cm), a well ruled penalty area and a clearly marked penalty spot. Collected data were analyzed using mean, standard deviation and ANCOVA. The study results revealed that i) Accuracy of penalty shot execution is higher in male players than in female players. ii) Gender significantly influenced accuracy of penalty shot execution among handball players. It is recommended that players be assisted in setting realistic goals

Pages: 282-285  |  90 Views  4 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Adelekan Ebenezer Oluyemi. Gender and accuracy of penalty shot execution among handball players of federal college of education, Abeokuta. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2020;7(3):282-285.
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