2022, Vol. 9, Issue 4, Part E
Relationship of football kicking skill to lower limb measure and shoulder powerAuthor(s):
Akoijam Reshmi Devi and Dr. Vivek PandeyAbstract:
The purpose of the was to analyse the relationship of kicking ability to limbs measure and shoulder power of grassroots boys football players. In the study, one hundred and twenty-five boys were selected of age: 11±1; height: 142.56±9.29 cm and weight: 35.53±7.13 kg from the northeast state of India. For the study kicking ability was the dependent variable and independent variables were thigh circumference, calf circumference and shoulder power. Kicking ability was measured by kicking for distance, thigh and calf circumference was measured by a steel tape and shoulder power was measured by a medicine ball put. Descriptive statistics and Pearson correlation were applied for analysis in SPSS 16. In the result, it was found that kicking ability was moderately related to shoulder power and with calf circumference relationship was low. Thigh circumference was negatively related to kicking ability. Thus, it was concluded that this variable could be a determining factor but the main focus might be given to skill development. For further study, it was suggested to include leg length, Range of motion of hip joints, knees and coordination.Pages: 260-262 | 240 Views 76 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Akoijam Reshmi Devi, Dr. Vivek Pandey. Relationship of football kicking skill to lower limb measure and shoulder power. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2022;9(4):260-262.