Journal of Sports Science and Nutrition

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A cross sectional study of flexibility among the teen aged students

A cross sectional study of flexibility among the teen aged students


Author(s): Dr. Suresh Kumar

Abstract: Flexibility is one of the major aspects of total physical fitness of a human being. Purpose of the present study was to assess the level of flexibility of school students. The study was conducted on 300 school students of Ludhiana District in Punjab region. The age of the subjects ranged from 09-11 years. Subjects were selected randomly in Ludhiana randomly. No coaching or any guidance was given to the students before the test. Only demonstrations were provided to the subjects. Aspect of flexibility was measured with the help of bend and reach test. The test was employed to assess the level of difference in flexibility in various age groups. ANOVA and Scheffe’s Post Hoc Test were employed to get range of difference among various age groups. As we all knows that agility is main component in physical fitness. As per the results indicate that there was a significant difference in all the three age groups and it was further found that the level of flexibility keeps on deteriorating with the increase in age.

DOI: 10.33545/27077012.2021.v2.i2a.206

Pages: 65-68 | Views: 351 | Downloads: 129

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Dr. Suresh Kumar. A cross sectional study of flexibility among the teen aged students. J Sports Sci Nutr 2021;2(2):65-68. DOI: 10.33545/27077012.2021.v2.i2a.206
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