Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2017)
A study on speed and agility between santal and general school boys
Author(s): Chandan Kumar Jana, Biren Mahato
Abstract: Speed and agility were the most important factors of physical fitness. Speed means maximum distance covered in shortest possible time. Agility is the ability to change direction quickly. Agility was also one of the most important factors of physical fitness and sports performance. Speed and Agility were the most important and related factors to do better performance in a game and physical activities. In this present study this aspects would be verified. 30 Santal and 30 general students from 12-15 years of age were selected as the subject of the study. Selected physical fitness parameter that is speed was measured by 50 m. dash and Agility, which was measured by 4×10 m. shuttle run. The data was analyzed statistically Mean, SD, and‘t’-test for significant result. On the basis of the result following conclusion were drawn- 1. Santal school boys were faster than General school boys. 2. In agility Santal school boys and General school boys were more or less same.