EFFECT OF PHYSICAL TRAINING ON FITNESS STATUS, PERFORMANCE AND MOOD STATES OF BADMINTON PLAYERS
Saon Sanyal and Jayashree Acharya
The present study was sited to detect the fitness status, performance and mood states of selected university level badminton players. It was hypothesized that there would be a significant improvement on the fitness, performance and mood states of badminton players based on the physical training. Fifteen male university level badminton players in the age group of 19 – 24 years with a mean and SD of 20.67 + 2.11 from LNUPE, Gwalior were chosen for the study. The variables selected for the study were fitness components, performance was measured by singles league matches and mood states was measured with Brunel Mood Scale (BRUMS: Terry, Lane& Fogarty, 2003). The training was given for a total of 6 weeks, 5 days a week for 40-45 minutes with a mixture of fitness training and singles matches in order to improve the playing ability respectively. One sample t-test was applied as the result was tested for significance 0.05 level. The gain score is the improvement score obtained by the difference between the post test and pre test scores. After obtaining the improvement score, significant difference was found in fitness items (1000mts, 30mts, sit-ups, Illinois agility test, medicine ball throw, standing broad jump),performance and mood states( anger, confusion, depression, fatigue, tension, vigour).
Keywords: Training, Fitness, Performance and Matches
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