Effect of Speed, Agility and Quickness (SAQ) Training on Agility of Pakistani Kabaddi Players.
Keywords:SAQ Training, Kabaddi, Players, Agility, weight.
SAQ training is an effective training program for improving physical aspects of kabaddi players. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of SAQ training on agility and weight of Pakistani kabaddi players”. This study highlights the effects/ of 12 weeks SAQ training upon the physical abilities like agility and weight among the male elite kabaddi players. Experimental research method was used. The data was collected using experimental pre/post-intervention for 12 weeks. Twenty 20 male kabaddi players from Punjab kabaddi Association Pakistan were selected for the study with age range from 22-27 years. The selected participants were randomly assigned into two equal groups (control group & experimental group) of 10 participants from each group. Group-I underwent SAQ training/experimental, and group-II acted as control group without any training program. Agility T-Test used to measure the agility of the participant. The results shows significant Improvements in agility values pre and post-intervention in the experimental group, the pre-agility value was (M = 11.962, SD = 1.189583) to post-agility (M = 9.958, SD = .819835; t (10) = 12.566, p =.000 < significant level = 0.05) and weight of the EG group (M = 77.800, SD = 7.612855) to post-weight (M = 73.200, SD = 6.338594; t (10) = 8.493, p =.000 < significant level = 0.05). The overall results show significant improvement in agility and weight. Based on the results, there is a significant effect of 12 weeks SAQ training on the agility and weight of Pakistani kabaddi players. Moreover SAQ training program has an effective and positive impact in developing the speed, agility and quickness skill performance of male kabaddi players. It is recommended that, Pakistan kabaddi association may provide maximum chances to the kabaddi players and applying the SAQ training program on regular basis to improve the selected parameter like agility and weight.
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