International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Masters Thesis | Physical Education | India | Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024 | Rating: 4.8 / 10

Effect of Aerobic Training on Physical Fitness and Skill Variables of Men Hockey Players

T. K Sriram | Dr. Dibakar Debnath

Abstract: Hockey attained greater level of popularity all over the World and played on sand, natural grass and artificial turf ground. The modem game of hockey demands that each member of the team be able to play in all positions. The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of aerobic training on physical fitness and skill variables of men hockey players. The selected physical fitness and skill variables were hitting and dribbling, To achieve this purpose total (N=30) subjects selected from Faculty of General Adapted Physical Education and Yoga, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Coimbatore. The subjects are selected by purposive sampling method. The subjects are equally divided into two groups namely group - I (n - 15) Aerobic training with Skill Training group and group ?II (n - 15) acted as control group. Their age ranged between 18 to 25 years. The physical fitness variable cardio respiratory endurance was measured with 12 minutes run/walk test and skill variables namely dribbling was tested with SAI Hockey Skill Test. The training periods consists a total of eight weeks, which includes training for 5 days a week from evening 5 to 6 pm. The collected data were treated with paired ?t? test. The results of the study shows that aerobic training play a significant role in improving physical fitness variables namely cardio respiratory endurance and skill performance variables namely hitting and dribbling of college men hockey players.

Keywords: Hockey, Physical Fitness, Aerobic Training, Skill performance

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 5, May 2024,

Pages: 367 - 372

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