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Effects of Six-Week Plyometrics on Vertical Jumping Ability of Volleyball Players

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Physical Education, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, INDIA
  • 2Department of Physical Education, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, INDIA
  • 3Department of Physical Education, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, INDIA
  • 4Department of Physical Education, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, INDIA

Res. J. of Physical Education Sci., Volume 3, Issue (4), Pages 1-4, April,23 (2015)

Abstract

The study was designed to find the six-week Plyometrics effect on vertical jumping ability of state level Volleyball players. Total twenty (n=20) Volleyball players of Amritsar district were selected. Vertical jumping ability was dependent variable and Plyometric training was independent variable. Two groups were made by dividing subjects randomly, Experimental group (E; n =10) and Control group (C; n=10). Experimental group was given six week Plyometric training treatment while control group participated only their routine program. For the data collection, Sargent jump test was used. Pre-test and post-test were taken. To analyze data, t-test was used to test the effect of Plyometric treatment at 0.05 significance level. The outcomes of study reveals that in Experimental group, the difference was statistically significant but no significant difference found between means of control group. Conclusion: Identification of Plyometric training program as more beneficial and effective than general training program and have more positive effect on vertical jump performance.

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