Baljinder Singh Bal, Gurpinder Singh, Bhupinder Singh, Lovepreet Singh


The aim of this study was to construct norms for Muscular Strength, Muscular Power and Muscular Endurance of male Basketball Players. Seventy Two, male Basketball Players of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar between the age group of 19-25 years (Mean ± SD: Age 22.263 ± 1.332 years, Body Height 180.75 ± 6.008 centimeters and Body Mass 77.526 ± 5.960 kilograms) volunteered to participate in the study. Statistical analyses were performed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences for Windows version 16.0 software (SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL). The data, which was collected by administering tests, was statistically treated to develop for all the test items. In order to construct the norms, Percentile Scale was used. Further, the scores were classified into five grades i.e., very good, good, average, poor and very poor. In Muscular Strength, the scores below 43.296 are considered very poor, from about 45.995-43.296 is considered poor, 45.995-51.393 is considered average, 51.393-54.092 is considered good and the scores above 54.092 are considered very good. In Muscular Power, the scores below 41.913 are considered very poor, from about 43.991-41.913 is considered poor, 43.991-48.147 is considered average, 48.147-50.225 is considered good and the scores above 50.225 are considered very good. In Muscular Endurance, the scores below 4.39 are considered very poor, from about 5.438-4.39 is considered poor, 5.438-7.534 is considered average, 7.534-8.582 is considered good and the scores above 8.582 are considered very good.


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