Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
Comparison of back, leg and abdominal strength different team games players
Author(s): Dr. Anil A Deshmukh
Abstract: The aim of this study was to compare back, leg and abdominal strength different team games players. For the purpose of this study thirty male players from different colleges of Amravati district. The participants were from three different teams (handball, volleyball and basketball players) playing at the inter-collegiate level. They were selected into three groups of 10 participants each. The age groups of the 20 to 25 years were recruited, with their consent. For the purpose of the study variables were considered for this study as back, leg and abdominal strength. It was measured by using the standard test items of leg strength test and back strength test measured by dynamometer and abdominal strength measured by modified sit-ups. The descriptive analysis of data collected on back, leg and abdominal strength different team games players and Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was used as a statistical procedure to establish the significant difference, if any, existing different team games players data on selected criterion variables. The level of significance was accepted at p < 0.05. From the result of the study, the conclusions have been drawn as follows: There was no significant difference in back, leg and abdominal strength of handball, volleyball and basketball team games players. But graph shows the difference in mean of back, leg and abdominal strength of handball, volleyball and basketball team games players.