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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part G

Influence of physical fitness on the performance among hockey players of Karnataka state


Author(s): Nagendra Bhimashankar and Dr. Jayashree Makawana

Abstract: In order to reach optimum performance in hockey games the different components of physical and motor fitness such as endurance, power, strength, speed, agility, flexibility, balance etc are pre-requisite. A player will not be able to perform his best during training and competitions unless optimum development takes place. The purpose of the study was to analyze the influence of physical fitness on the performance of hockey players of Karnataka State. To achieve the purpose of the study total 140 hockey player’s samples were drawn for the study from various SAI sports hostels of Karnataka State ranging between 14-16 years of age. The AAPHER Physical Fitness Tests and SAI Hockey Skill Test (1992) were administered to the subjects. The results of the study concluded that the high physical fitness hockey players groups are having very good shooting skills, ball balancing and controlling ability in the hockey game than the low physical fitness players group.

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Nagendra Bhimashankar, Dr. Jayashree Makawana. Influence of physical fitness on the performance among hockey players of Karnataka state. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(3):482-484.
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