International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Student Project | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022

Efficacy of Using Footwork Drills on Footwork Improvement among Badminton Players-Quasi Experimental Study

Rohini .G | Prakash Jayabalan | Sivakumar S [2]

Abstract: Background/Purpose: Badminton is one of the most popular sports in the world. The footwork drills exercises help to increase the footwork improvement, Agility and speed balance, thereby promoting badminton performance. So, to have the good footwork training is necessary. Objective: To study the effects of footwork drills on footwork improvement in badminton players by ladder drill exercises using the 10m Agility shuttle run test and 50mts run test. Study Design: Quasi experimental study. Materials and Methodology: 30 subjects were selected between the age group of 15 ? 25 years, they were allocated in a group. These subjects were trained with ladder drill exercise for footwork improvement program. The study was conducted for a period of 6 weeks. The footwork improvement of the players was measured using 10 m Agility shuttle run test and 50mts run test before and after the exercise intervention. Statistical Analysis: The pre-test and post-test values are analyzed using Paired ?t? test. Result: There was a significant improvement in footwork improvement in players. On comparing the post-test values a greater improvement in footwork activities by ladder drill exercises. Conclusion: Hence the study was concluded that the ladder drill exercises was effective in improving the agility & speed on the badminton players.

Keywords: Badminton, Footwork improvement, Agility, Speed, Ladder drill exercises

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,

Pages: 1209 - 1213

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