A comparative study of selected motor abilities of intercollegiate male football and handball players
The main Objective of the study to compare the selected motor abilities of intercollegiate male Football and handball players. Methodology: To achieve the purpose of study 20 male players each for Football and Handball were selected Bangalore university Inter Collegiate tournament. The age group of subjects was ranging between 18-25 years. Test by Johnson and Nelson (1982) was used to measure motor fitness components. To find out the difference between means of the Football and Handball Groups ‘t’ test was applied. Results: The study revealed that the There is no significant difference in the speed variable of Football and Handball players. Differences were observed on arm power, leg- power and agility variables between Football and Handball players but these were insignificant. It was found that Football players are better in speed, leg power and agility whereas Handball players are superior to Football player on arm power.