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IJCRR. 2017; 9(20): 30-34

Relationship of Physical Fitness Parameters with Performance among the College Level Football Players

Kanwar Mandeep Singh; Karanjit Singh; Satinder Kumar; Sartaj Singh Chhina.

Aim: The purpose of this study was to ascertain relationship of physical fitness parameters with performance among college level football players and also to predict football performance on the basis of physical fitness parameters.
Methodology: Total two hundred and fifty male football players, aged 18-25 years, from the colleges of Punjab were selected to participate in the study. Body weight of the subjects was measured with a portable weighing machine. Height measurements were taken using the standard anthropometric rod. Power was measured by applying standard test of Standing Broad Jump. Agility was measured by applying standard test of zig-zag run. Strength was measured by applying standard test of Medicine Ball Put. Speed was measured by applying standard test of 50 yard dash. Endurance was measured by applying standard test of 600-yard run-walk. The performance of the college football players was measured with the help of Dr. J.P. Thomas soccer skill test.
Results: Karl Pearson’s product moment co-efficient of correlation revealed that the time of the speed (p

Key words: Physical Fitness;Football;Performance;Speed

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