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Comparative Analysis of Physical Variables among the Southern State Junior Women Hockey Players

Abstract:

The purpose of the study was to analyse the physical fitness variables among the southern state junior women hockey players. To achieve the purpose of the study one hundred Junior State Women Hockey players from five Southern State who have participated in the Junior National Hockey Championship for women held during the year 2012-13 and 2013-2014.The five States were Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andra Pradesh and Pondicherry. The age of subjects were ranged from 16 to 18 years. Speed and Agility were selected as physical variables as they may have direct relation to the performance of hockey players in competitive situation. The collected data was statistically analysed by using analysis of variance. The scheffe’s test was used as a post hoc test to determine which of the paired mean differ significantly. The result reveals that there was significant differences between the five states on the following variables namely speed and agility.

Author Name : N.Mallesh & Dr.R.Gandhi

Keywords: Analysis, Hockey, Speed, Agility.