Comparison between female bowlers and batsmen on physical fitness variable agility: A cross sectional study
Snehal Patel, Vishva Patel
Primary objective: To compare physical agility between female batsmen and bowlers cricket players. Secondary objective: To help sports physiotherapist, fitness trainers and players themselves to appropriately train and improve performance by introducing modification in practice sessions. Methods: 50 female players who had played cricket for a minimum of six months between the ages of 18-24 years were included in the study. Twenty-five players were batsmen and 25layers were bowlers. All participants provided informed consent and completed self-administrated questionnaires. The IAT was carried out for all the 50 players. Independent t-test was used to compare female batsmen and bowler players. Results: Significant difference was found between batswomen and bowlers for Illinois Agility Test with p =0.000 (p < 0.05). Conclusion: This study concluded that agility was better in bowler player’s then batsmen players in female cricketers.
Snehal Patel, Vishva Patel. Comparison between female bowlers and batsmen on physical fitness variable agility: A cross sectional study. International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 01-04