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Orientation Ability among Ball Game Players: A Comparative Analysis

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Physical Education and Sports, Lyallpur Khalsa College Jalandhar, Punjab, INDIA

Res. J. of Physical Education Sci., Volume 2, Issue (10), Pages 9-11, October,23 (2014)


This study was carried out to find out the best ball game players among basketball, football and volleyball with regard to orientation ability. A total Thirty (N=30) male Inter-College level ball game players selected as subjects from Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar. Through critical and allied literature pertaining to the problem that researcher himself selected the Orientation ability as variable. The orientation ability was measured through Numbered Medicine Ball Run Test and the scores were recorded in seconds. The obtained data was analyzed with S.P.S.S. by applying One Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) to find out the possible difference in the orientation abilities among the players of ball games. Further L.S.D. Post-hoc test was applied to find out the best ball game players among basketball, football and volleyball players. Significant level was checked at 0.05 levels. The result of the study indicates that, orientation ability was found statistically significant between volleyball and basketball players. The basketball players have better orientation ability in comparison to volleyball players as well as significant difference was also found between the basketball and football players. On other hand insignificant difference was found between the players of volleyball and football.


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