EFFECTS OF LADDER AND PLYOMETRIC TRAINING ON AGILITY AMONG CRICKET PLAYERS
Physical Director, V.C.V. Shishu Vidyodaya Matric. Hr. Sec. School, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of ladder and plyometric training on agility among cricket players. To assist the study, thirty cricket players from V.C.V. Shishu Vidyodaya Matric. Hr. Sec. School, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India were selected as subjects at random and their ages between 13 to 16 years. The subjects were separated into three equal groups. Group-I performed ladder training, group-II performed plyometric training and group-III was control. Agility was assessed by Illinois agility run test. The subjects were involved with their respective training for a period of six weeks. At the end of the six weeks of the training post-tests were taken. The significant differences between the means of experimental group and control group for the pre-test and post-test scores were determined by paired t ratio and ANCOVA. The level of significance was fixed at 0.05 level of confidence for the degree of freedom 14. The ladder training and plyometric group produced significant improvement in agility. The f values of the selected variables have reached the significant level. In the control group the obtained f value on agility were failed to reach the significant level.
Keywords: Agility, Ladder, Plyometric , cricket players.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Research & Development (IJRD)
Published on : 2022-04-22