Effects of fartlek training on selected fitness and performance parameters of male hockey players
R Muniyappan, Dr. V Vallimurugan
To achieve the purpose of the study was to effect of Fartlek training on selected fitness and performance parameters of male Hockey players. To achieve the purpose of the study, Thirty subjects were selected at randomly and their age ranged from 18 to 25 years. The study was conducted on 30 subjects from Bharathiar University Inter-collegiate Hockey tournaments. The selected subjects were divided into two equal groups consisting of fifteen each. No attempt was made to equate the groups. Experimental Group I underwent the Fartlek Training group (FTG), for three days a week and for a duration of 6 weeks. Group II acted as control group (CG), the subjects in control group were not engaged in any training programme other than their regular work. At the end of the treatment period, as post-test, the subjects belonging to the treatment group namely experimental group-I Fartlek Training Group (FTG) and group II Control Group (CG) were tested on selected fitness and performance parameters namely Coordination, Reaction time and Shooting. Further, the group mean gains pre and post-test recorded by two groups during the experimental period of six weeks to the criterion measures were tested for significance by applying ‘t’ - test.