Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2017)
Comparative study of physical fitness between Kabaddi and Kho-Kho female Players
Author(s): Dr. Anil A Deshmukh
Abstract: The main purpose of this study is to find out the comparison of physical fitness between Kabaddi and Kho-Kho female Players. For the present study the researcher takes the female kabaddi and kho-kho players from affiliated colleges of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati, taken as sources of data. Twenty five female Kabaddi players and twenty five female Kho-Kho players, who had participated in inter collegiate tournaments, were preferred as area under discussion for this study. The age of the subject matter was ranging from 18 years to 25 years. The criterion measures adopted for the study measuring the physical fitness components are given below. To measure the physical fitness AAPHER Physical Fitness Test was conducted with its six test items as follow: 1) Flexed Arm Hang; 2) Sit Ups; 3) Shuttle Run; 4) Standing Broad Jump; 5) 50 yard Dash; 6) 600 yard Run and Walk. To compare physical fitness between Kabaddi and Kho-Kho female players the independent ‘t’ test was used at 0.05 level of significance. Result: There was no significant difference in flexed arm hang, sit-ups, shuttle run and standing broad jump between kabaddi and kho-kho female players. There was significant difference in 50 yard dash and 600 yard run and walk between kabaddi and kho-kho female players.