International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education

International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education

ISSN: 2456-5067

Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2017)

Comparative study of selected physical fitness variables of university silver medalist judokas and boxers

Author(s): Kuldeep Thakur, Dr. Surinder Kumar Sharma
Abstract: The present survey type study was conducted on silver medalist in university level judo and boxing championship. For the present study subjects were taken from the all respective weight categories of judo and boxing. The selective sampling technique was used in the present study. Sample size of the study was 32 players (judo, n=16, boxing, 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 and leg strength than judokas. Boxers were more-speedy than judokas and the boxers had more endurance than judokas.
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