Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
Study of upper body strength, explosive leg strength and cardio respiratory endurance of korfball and netball players: A comparison
Author(s): Anil Kumar Dabral, Khomdram Sheila Devi
Abstract: The study was intended to compare the upper body strength, explosive leg strength and cardio respiratory endurance of Delhi state players of korfball and netball game. For the purpose of the present study 40 Delhi state players, 20 from each game i.e. Korfball and Netball were selected as participants. Purposively sampling technique was employed in order to select the subjects. The age of the subjects were ranged between 17-23 years. To investigate the upper body strength, explosive strength and cardio vascular endurance of the Delhi state korfball and netball players, the following test were applied (push-ups for assessing upper body strength, Vertical jump for explosive leg strength and cooper test for cardio respiratory endurance). T-test was used as statistical technique in order to compare the data of upper body strength, explosive strength and cardio respiratory endurance of Delhi state korfball and netball players. To test the hypothesis, the level of significance was set at 0.05 level. The finding of the study revealed that there is a significant difference in cardiorespiratory endurance but no significant difference was found in upper body strength and explosive leg strength between the netball and korfball players selected Therefore this concludes that Netball players are slightly better in cardio respiratory endurance as compared to korfball players.