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A Comparative Study of the Physical Fitness of Basketball Players and Football Players of the Mangalore | Original Article

Vaidyanatha U*, Karthika K. S., Deepak S., in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of the present study was to compare the physical fitness of Basketball Players and Football Players of Mangalore. The AAHPER (1976) Youth Physical Fitness Test (Test Item Six: Pull-up, Sit-up, Shuttle Run, Standing Broad Jump, 50-yard Dash and 600 Yard Run/Walk) Total 30 male players acted as subjects in this study Basketball player (15) and Football Players (15) were selected from Mangalore. Age of subject was ranged from 15 to 20 years. To compare the mean differences between the Basketball Players and Football Players ‘t’ test was computed with the help of SPSS Software. The level of significance chosen was .05. There were significant differences obtained between Basketball Players and Football Players.