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2023, Vol. 10, Issue 3, Part A

Effectiveness of plyometric training on agility in male collegiate foot-ball players, an experimental study


Author(s): Pindika Prabhu Jeevan Kumar, Vishnu Malayil and Manjunath

Abstract:
Background: The study aimed to evaluate effectiveness of plyometric training program on agility in collegiate football players.
Objective: To measure the effect of 4 weeks of plyometric training on speed of running in collegiate football players.
Methodology: This experiment study was carried out using Agility t-test in football players. A total of 20 samples aged between 19-22 years were included in the study. The plyometric training program was given to the football players. The protocol was of four weeks which consisted six sessions per week.
Results: When plyometric training was given to the collegiate football players the result showed Mean of time duration before plyometric training was 10.94 with standard deviation of 1.360 and post plyometric training mean was 10.25 with standard deviation of 1.007. The mean difference which was calculated as 0.6933. Paired t-test was used to analyse the data with p value 0.003, which is considered as extremely significant. Hence plyometric training improve agility in football players.
Conclusion: From the above study we can conclude that plyometric training is helpful in improving agility in football players. So, these training methods are recommended to collegiate football players for improving speed and skilled performances.


DOI: 10.22271/kheljournal.2023.v10.i3a.2919

Pages: 17-23  |  720 Views  360 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Pindika Prabhu Jeevan Kumar, Vishnu Malayil, Manjunath. Effectiveness of plyometric training on agility in male collegiate foot-ball players, an experimental study. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2023;10(3):17-23. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/kheljournal.2023.v10.i3a.2919

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