The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of ladder training on selected psychological variables among kho-kho players. It was hypothesized that there would be significant differences on selected psychological variables due to the effect of ladder training among kho-kho players. For the present study the 30 male kho-kho players from Scott Christian College, Nagercoil, Tamilnadu , India were selected at random and their age ranged from 18 to 25 years. For the present study pre test – post test random group design which consists of control group and experimental group was used. The subjects were randomly assigned to two equal groups of fifteen each and named as Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’. Group ‘A’ underwent ladder training and Group ‘B’ has not undergone any training. The data was collected before and after six weeks of training. The data was analyzed by applying dependent ‘t test. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The experimental group showed better improvement on cognitive anxiety and somatic anxiety among kho-kho players than the control group.
Author Name : Dr.N.Aseer Rufus
Keywords: Ladder Training, Kho-Kho Players, Anxiety.