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A Study on Selected Physical Fitness Variables of Professional College Football and Cricket Players | Original Article

Sharad S. Javali*, Sri S. G. Koppad, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of the present study was to compare the selected physical fitness variables of professional college football and cricket players who actively participate in inter medical sports tournaments. Total sixty four (32 from Football and 32 from cricket) male players from SDM Medical and SDM Dental College, Dharwad, Karnataka were selected for this study. Their age ranged between 19-24 years. AAHPER youth physical fitness test was utilized to measure selected physical fitness components. It was hypothesized that no significant difference would be found between selected physical fitness variables for football and cricket players. For analysis of the data Mean & SD were calculated and to examine the significance difference between the group mean of different physical fitness variables, ‘T’ test was applied, and level of confidence was set at .05 levels.