Effects of combination of assisted and re assisted sprint training on agiity among male football players
Dr. GP Raju
The aim of the study is to find out the “effects of combination of assisted and resisted sprint training on agility among male soccer players.” to achieve this purpose of the study, sixty college male soccer players from Guntur District, were selected as subjects at random. The age of the subjects ranged from 14 to18years. The selected subjects were divided into three experimental groups and a control group. Group -1 performed Assisted Sprint Training (AST) Group - 2 performed Resisted Sprint Training (RST), Group - 3 performed Combined Assisted and Resisted Sprint Training (AST&RST) and Group - 4 served as control participants (GP). The agility was selected as criterion variable. All the subjects of four groups were tested on agility at prior and immediately after the program of Six weeks. ANCOVA was used to find out significant adjusted posttest mean difference of four groups on agility. Scheffe’s post hoc test was used to find out pair-wise comparisons between groups on agility. The results of the study revealed that agility performance of the male soccer players significantly differ, due to the Six weeks of selected training programme.