Effect of Twenty four week Football Training on Flexibility, Agility and Endurance of Junior School BoysAuthor : N. R. Ramkumar
Volume 8 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 120-121
The purpose of this study was to find out the effect of twenty four week Football training on flexibility, agility and endurance of Junior School boys. The study was conducted on thirty (N=30) Football players who were randomly selected from various Schools in Tamil Nadu, India during 2017-2018.The age of the subjects were ranged between 14 to 16. The selected players was assigned in to two groups of fifteen each (n=15), Group –I underwent Football training, and Group –II acted as Control. Flexibility, Agility and Endurance were selected as dependent variables. Flexibility was assessed by Sit & Reach test, Agility was assessed by 4×10 m Shuttle Run and Cardio Respiratory Endurance was assessed by Cooper’s 12 Minutes Run/Walk test. The experimental group underwent the training for 24 weeks. All the subjects were tested prior to and immediately after the training period of twenty four weeks for all the selected variables. The data collected data from the three groups prior to and immediately after the training programme on the selected criterion variables were statistically analyzed with Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA). In all the cases 0.05 level of confidence was fixed to test the hypotheses. Flexibility, Agility and Endurance showed significant difference between the groups. Football training group showed better performance than Control group.
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