Selected physical fitness components of kabaddi and kho-kho intercollegiate male players of Bangalore University: A comparative study
Author(s): Shobha S
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to compare the selected physical fitness components of kabaddi and kho-kho intercollegiate male players of Bangalore University.Methodology: To achieve the purpose of the study forty subjects (N-40) out of twenty players from kabaddi and twenty players from kho-kho discipline who were participating in Bangalore University intercollegiate tournaments were selected. The purposive simple random technique was used for selection of subjects. The age of the subjects chosen for this study were ranging from 18-28 years. Selected physical fitness components such as flexibility, endurance, agility and leg power were selected for this study. To examine the significance difference between the group mean of different physical fitness components’’ test was applied and level of confidence was set at 0.05 level. Result: The result reveals that there is a significant difference found between the means of selected physical fitness components such as Flexibility, endurance and agility. No significance difference found between the means of leg power. Mean value indicate that in flexibility, endurance and agility kho-kho players were better than kabaddi players but in case of leg power kabaddi players are better than kho-kho players.