“A Comparative Study on Shoulder Strength and Leg Power Among Volleyball and Handball Players”
This paper concentrates on testing Shoulder Strength and Leg Power among Volleyball and Handball Players of Kuvempu University, college students. Physical exercise is extremely important for maintaining physical fitness including healthy weight, building and maintaining healthy bones, muscles and joints, promoting physiological well-being and strengthening the immune system. To improve or maintain a desired level of physical fitness, there is a need to constantly administer an adequate training intensity while exercising. The physiological goal of training is to improve body function and optimize athletic performance. Participation in physical education and sport programmes provides students with an opportunity to develop their decision-making, problem solving and social skills through a health enhancing environment which contributes to enjoyment, increased mental alertness and an understanding about the importance of physical activity for life-long benefits. The analysis is made with the help selecting two variables viz Shoulder Strength and Leg Power among Volleyball and Handball Players of Kuvempu University, college students and collected data tested by “t” test. Finally, conclusions can be drawn based on the analysis and interpretation of the collected data.
Key words: Plyometric training, explosive leg strength, volleyball techniques
“A Study on Self-confidence of Kabaddi and Kho-Kho Men Players”
Sport is commonly defined as an athletic activity that involves a degree of competition, some games and many kinds of physical activities are called sports. Sports build teamwork, character, and honour, discipline, kindness, inclusion, resilience, perseverance, and more benefits of good sportsmanship chance to make develop new skills. Sports psychology is the study of how psychology influences sports, athletic performance, exercise and physical activity. Improve the performance and increase motivation. It helps athletes use psychological principles to achieve optimal mental health and to improve performance (performance enhancement) and sports psychology develop the optimal athletic performance, care and well-being of athletes, coaches, and sport organizations, and the connection between physical and psychological functioning. The purpose of the study was to assess the selected psychological profile on self-confidence of Kuvempu University and Davanagere University. Kabaddi and Kho-Kho men players by using standardizing questionnaires designed by Vealey, Hayashi, Garner-Holeman, and Giacobbi the subjects were ranging from 18 to 28 years, the data collected was treated with the statistical technique “t” test and significant since it is more than the table value.
Keywords: Self-confidence, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho and Psychology.