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Relationship of Gross Motor Proficiency With Volleyball Skill | Original Article

Susheel Kumar*, Savita ., in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of thisstudy is to examine the relationship of gross motor proficiency with volleyballskill underarm pass. For the purpose of present study sixty (N=60) maledistrict level volleyball players between the age group of 17-28 years (Mean ±SD: age 21.33±1.43 years, body mass 62.50 ± 3.55 kg, height 1.67 ± 0.036 m)were selected as subjects. Gross motor proficiency variables (muscularstrength, muscular power, muscular endurance, cardio-respiratory endurance,running speed, running agility, jumping ability and throwing ability,flexibility, Balance and Kinesthetic Perception) were selected to find out itsrelationship with volleyball skills.The results were subjected to Pearson’sproduct Moment Correlation Coefficient (r) method. In all the analyses, the 5%critical level (p≤0.05) was considered to indicate statistical significance.The finding of the study showed with regards to serve skill was significantlyrelated to gross motor proficiency variables i.e., muscular power and balance,whereas fore-arm pass skill and set-up skill was significantly related tomuscular endurance and running agility was significantly related to gross motorproficiency.