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2022, Vol. 9, Issue 2, Part A

Aerobic endurance test performance among football players in different age and play-positions during COVID-19


Author(s): I Sulaiman, C Balu and Vijay Krishna Kumar

Abstract: Endurance is an ability to withstand against fatigue in sport specific conditions or perform for long period of time. Sport specific endurance in football players is crucial to meet the demand of the sport. Endurance performance represents a very important fitness component to maintain a high level of intensity throughout the game and also in selection and profiling of football players. Covid-19 is highly transmitted viral infection affecting respiratory tract and lungs. Covid-19 restrictions has affected the training pattern of the players. This study is to assess aerobic endurance of football players based on their age and play positions. Total of 67 convenient samples were assessed using the endurance field test (YO-YO Intermittent Recovery test). The results obtained shows that there is significant difference in endurance scorewithin the age group of 16-25 years, with p value of 0.009.Also, there is significant difference in play-positions with p value of 0.000. Hence it is concluded that there is significant difference in aerobic endurance among football players in different age and play-positions.

DOI: 10.22271/kheljournal.2022.v9.i2a.2414

Pages: 04-06  |  219 Views  34 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
I Sulaiman, C Balu, Vijay Krishna Kumar. Aerobic endurance test performance among football players in different age and play-positions during COVID-19. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(2):04-06. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/kheljournal.2022.v9.i2a.2414
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