A study of selected motor fitness status of women national cricket team of Bangladesh
Shaybal Chanda, Dr. Md. Nasim Reza, Farjana Akter Boby
Fitness is one of the most important components of individual performance capacity. Keeping on view in the present study the researcher has intended to analysis physical fitness of Bangladesh National Women Cricket Players on selected variables. Thirty national level women cricket players were (n = 30) randomly selected as subjects and their age were ranged between 17 and 25 years. During collection of data, the subjects were continuing their national camp for South Africa tour 2018. For the purpose of the study, motor fitness variables had considered for this study as speed, agility, abdominal strength and cardiovascular endurance. Necessary data were collected for agility, abdominal strength, speed and endurance with the help of AAPHER youth fitness Test items (such as; 4x10yard shuttle run, sit-ups, 50 yard dash and 9 minutes run or walk) and Pacer Test (Beep test). The collected data had analyzed by using the statistical package of SPSS software for mean and Standard Deviation and used different standard norms of those variables. The result of the study revealed that the Bangladesh National Women Cricket Players in 2018 demonstrated a good overall physical fitness level. Moreover, it understood that Bangladesh National Women Cricket players were better in locomotion, speed, agility, cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength endurance than the referred group.