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A Comparative Study of Coordinative Abilities of Tennis and Table Tennis Players |

Dr. Pushpendra Purashwani, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


Thestudy was conducted to serve the purpose to compare the coordinative abilitiesbetween tennis and table tennis players of the Madhya Pradesh. The coordinativeabilities chosen for the study were Orientation Abilities, DifferentiationAbilities, Reaction Abilities, Balance Ability and Rhythm Abilities. Twentytennis and twenty table tennis male players of national and inter universitylevel in the age group of 18 to 25 were selected as subjects of the study. Thetests selected for measuring coordinative abilities of the tennis and tabletennis players for the purpose of data collection were Numbered Medicine BallRun Test, Backward Medicine Ball Throw Test, Long Nose Test, Ball ReactionExercise Test and Sprint At Given Rhythm Test. T-test was employed to find outthe significance difference between tennis and table tennis players in the fivecoordinative abilities. No significant difference was found in the coordinativeabilities of tennis and table tennis players.