Vol. 2, Issue 6 (2017)
A comparative effect of different SAQ training on selected physiological variables among school athletes
Author(s): Dr. Bhupinder Singh, Dr. Thingnam Nandalal Singh
Abstract: The main purpose of the investigation was to know the comparative effect of SAQ equipment training, SAQ non-equipment training and SAQ combine training (with equipment and non-equipment) on selected physiological variables among school athletes. The subjects for the present study were consisting of sixty 60 male school athletes of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Longowal, Sangrur, Punjab. The age ranged from 14-17 year. The subjects were assigned into two groups, SAQ training experimental groups (N=45) and control group (N=15). To further investigation the SAQ training experiment group was sub-divided into GROUP-A: SAQ equipment training group, GROUP-B: SAQ non-equipment training group and GROUP-C: SAQ combine training group (with equipment and non-equipment). These groups were randomly formed. To find out the differential effect of the three treatment groups SAQ equipment training group, SAQ non-equipment training group and SAQ combine training group and control group, Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) test was computed with the help of SPSS 16 version computer software. The LSD post-hoc test was applied in cases where ‘F’-ratio has shown significance to find out which of the differences of the paired means were significant. The level of significance chosen was 0.05. The results show that SAQ combine training demonstrated maximum effects on resting pulse rate, resting respiratory rate, peak expiratory flow rate, maximum breath holding capacity as compare to SAQ equipment training, SAQ non-equipment training and control group. SAQ non-equipment training proved to be best treatment to systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure as compare to SAQ equipment training, SAQ combine training and control group.