Journal of Sports Science and Nutrition

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Journal of Sports Science and Nutrition

2022, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part B

Variations in speed and strength characteristics of girls belonging to different socio-economic groups


Author(s): Sarita Tyagi and Alok Sharma

Abstract: The purpose of the study was to carry out speed and strength assessments of girls belonging to different socio-economic groups i.e., high, middle and low socio economics groups. The subjects for the study were 500 girls studying in different schools of Delhi. Using appropriate testing procedures, Speed (50m dash) as well as Strength (Legs Explosive Strength) of the subjects was tested. The data was analysed using descriptive as well as Analysis of Variance (F-test). Scheffe’s Test was applied in case the F-ratio was significant. In respect of Speed, the study concluded that girls belonging to high and middle socio-economic groups are significantly better as compared to girls belonging to low socio-economic group. The differences are significant at 0.05 level of confidence. No significant difference was observed in the same variables between high and middle socio-economic groups. With regard to Legs Explosive Strength the findings reveal that the girls belonging to Low Socio-economic Group is significantly superior to that of High and Middle Socio-economic Groups. The difference is significant at 0.05 level of confidence. High and Middle Socio-economic Groups do not significantly differ from each other with respect to each other.

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Sarita Tyagi, Alok Sharma. Variations in speed and strength characteristics of girls belonging to different socio-economic groups. J Sports Sci Nutr 2022;3(2):134-137.
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