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Published: 2013-03-30

Influence of Different Intensity Resistance Training on Selected Speed Parameters

Director of Physical Education, Arignar Anna Govt. Arts & Science College, Karaikal, Puducherry State, India
Resistance high velocity resistance ANCOVA Speed

Abstract

The purpose of the study was to examine the influence of different intensity resistance training on selected speed parameters. To achieve this, sixty men students of bachelor‘s degree were selected as subjects at random. The selected subjects were divided into four groups of fifteen subjects each namely, high velocity resistance training followed by speed training group, medium velocity resistance training followed by speed training group, low velocity resistance training followed by speed training group and control group. The experimental groups were trained for four non-alternative days in a week for twelve weeks. Speed, Stride Length and Stride Frequency were selected as criterion variables. The collected data were analyzed statistically by using dependent ?t‘– test to determine the improvements, if any, among the groups; and analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was used to determine the differences, if any, among the adjusted post-test means on selected dependent variables, separately. The results of the study indicate that the experimental groups have significantly improved on speed, stride length and stride frequency and also indicate that the speed parameters showed significant difference between high velocity resistance training followed by speed training group, medium velocity resistance training followed by speed training group and low velocity resistance training followed by speed training group. It is also found that the improvement caused by high velocity resistance training followed by speed training was greater when compared to the effects caused by both medium and low velocity resistance training followed by speed training.

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R, S. (2013). Influence of Different Intensity Resistance Training on Selected Speed Parameters. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 2(1), 30 -37. https://doi.org/10.26524/1316

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