The Sky - International Journal of Physical Education and Sports Science

Comparison of Flexibility and Speed among Inter University Men Handball Players and Hockey Players

Dr. Bashir Ahmad Mir, Dr. Mohammed Abdul Bari

Abstract

The purpose of present study is to compare flexibility and speed among inter university men handball & hockey players. For the purpose of study was conducted on 100 men Handball and Hockey players of different universities of western India representing in West zone inter university Handball and Hockey championships. The subjects where divides in to two age groups 18- 22 years (50 samples) and 23-28 years (50 samples). For measuring flexibility forward bent and reach test was used and for measuring speed fifty yards test was used. The statistical mean, standard deviation and t-test was used to measure flexibility and speed among inter university men hand ball & hockey players. The result of the flexibility and speed study revealed that handball men players and hockey men players’ age of 18-22 years found no significant difference in flexibility but significant difference found in speed. The result also revealed that handball men players and hockey men players’ age group of 23-28 years found no significant difference in flexibility and speed.

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