Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)
Comparative study of selected physical fitness variables of university gold medalist judokas and boxers
Author(s): Kuldeep Thakur, Dr. Surinder Kumar Sharma
Abstract: The present survey based study was conducted on gold medalist in university championship of judo and boxing game and respective weight categories were taken as subjects for the present study. The selective sampling technique was used in present study. Sample size of the present study was N=16, these selected subjects were undergone to the AAPHER youth physical fitness test battery to establish their level of physical fitness and its comparison. The AAPHER youth physical fitness test battery was composed of seven test items namely pull-ups, sit-ups, standing broad jump, shuttle run, 50 yard dash, soft ball throw, 600 yard run/ walk & administered on the selected subjects after the tournament. The obtained raw data was statistically analyzed by employing the “t” test. The results drawn from the present study indicates that the boxers have got better arm, abdominal, leg strength than judokas. Boxers were speedier than judokas and the boxers had more endurance than judokas.