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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part B

Comparison of medium and bullet starts on speed in young sprinters


Author(s): Dr. Gokulakrishnan and Dr. NN Bobby

Abstract:
Introduction: Sprint start along with the starting blocks and Spikes are compulsory in all sprint events in athletics. There are three types of sprint starts i.e. Bunch or Bullet start, Medium start and Elongated start. The difference between these starting positions is found during the on your marks part of the start. The Start has three phases on your mark, set and gun will be fired.
Aim: The purpose of the study is to find the difference in Medium Start and Bullet Start among young Sprinters.
Methodology: The total number of students in this study were 20 young sprinters between 19-22 years out of which 10 subjects were included each in medium start (n=10) and bullet start group(n=10). The 50 M Run is used to assess the speed in Medium Start Group and Bullet Start Group.
Result: After the analysis, the results of the study shows that in Medium start timing is faster than the Bullet start in 50 M.
Conclusion: It concluded that medium start is faster in speed compare to the bullet start. Hence it is recommended medium start is good for sprinters to enhance the performance.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. Gokulakrishnan, Dr. NN Bobby. Comparison of medium and bullet starts on speed in young sprinters. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(3):86-88.
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