Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2020)
Effects on dynamic capacity of basketball players after practising suryanamaskar
Author(s): Iona Buthello, Dr. Kriti Singh
Abstract: Basketball is a contact sport in which speed agility and aerobic capacity are important factors for an athlete. The objective of the study was to find the effects of suryanamaskar in male basketball players on their speed, agility and aerobic capacity. To achieve the study 51 district level male basketball players were selected between the age of 16-25. They performed suryanamaskar for 5-6 days a week for 4 weeks. They performed suryanamaskar once a day and there were no any other changes in the practice routine of the players. 30 yards sprint test for speed, t-test for agility and pacer test for aerobic capacity was performed pre and post the study. The results showed significant changes in the aerobic capacity of players after performing suryanamaskar and showed no significate changes in speed and agility of players after performing suryanamaskar.