Comparison of Selected Physical Characteristics between Basketball and Handball Players

Author Name: J.V.Sasireka
In this context, the investigator made an attempt to compare the selected physical characteristics of basketball and handball players. To achieve the purpose of the study, 50 players (25 women basketball and 25 women handball players) were randomly selected as subjects from Sri Sarada College for Women, Salem. The age of the subjects were ranged from 18 to 21 years. The obtained data were statistically analyzed with independent ‘t’ test. The level of confidence which was fixed at 0.05 levels was considered as an appropriate one for this study. The result reveals that there was significant mean difference found on flexibility among women basketball and handball players and found insignificant difference on speed.

Keywords: Speed, Flexibility, Basketball, Handball.

Please cite this article as: J.V.Sasireka. Comparison of selected physical characteristics between basketball and handball players. International Journal of Recent Research and Applied Studies, 2015, 2, 2(21), 81 – 84.






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