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A Study of Exercise and Yoga on Health Related Physical Fitness of Hockey Players | Original Article

Dharmendra Pratap Singh*, Nilesh Nanasheb Bansode, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of aerobic training on Physical Fitness components of hockey Players. Sports training is a pedagogical process, based on scientific principles, aiming at preparing sportsmen for higher performances in sports competitions. In the light of the meaning and definitions of sports training, the aim of sports training is to improve rapidly the sports performance of a sportsperson particularly in sports competitions, which is mainly based on his physical, psychological, intellectual and technical capacities and capabilities, In other words, the aim of sports training in competitive sports is to prepare the sports persons for the attainment of highest possible sports performance in competition. Although numerous research studies on aerobic and anaerobic exercise training and hockey performance are carried out worldwide but there is little information available so far, evaluating the combined effect of exercise and yoga training on physical fitness especially for the elite hockey players.