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Efficacy of Specific Physical Fitness Program on Agility of Male Cricketers

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Devi Ahilya University, Indore MP, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 4, Issue (IYSC-2015), Pages 105-107, September,2 (2015)


The study was planned to investigate the impact of selected fitness training program of agility on male cricket players. To conduct the study, 40 male cricket players (Ave. age 18.03 yrs) from Christian Eminent Cricket Academy in Indore (M.P) were selected as sample. Selected subjects were then divided into two groups i.e. experiment and control group with equal number of subjects assigned randomly in each group. The subjects of experimental group received three weeks specific physical fitness training program while subjects grouped into control group did not receive such programme apart from their routine exercise. To assess agility of selected male cricket players “Run a Three” protocol of Bourdon et al. (2000) was chosen. The scores on test protocol were assessed before and after the completion of study period for both the groups i.e. experimental and control group. Gain score (post-pre test) indicate that agility of male cricket players belonging to experimental group has improved significantly as compared to their counterparts belonging to control group. Therefore it may be concluded that specific physical fitness training is beneficial for improving the agility of male cricket players.


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