Khan Muneer Aslam


The aim of the study was to determine the effect on flexibility of volleyball players by some selected exercises. For this purpose 20 male volley ball players (10 for control group and 10 for experimental group) of Government Boys Higher secondary school Charirshareef Budgam were selected randomly as subject and the age was ranging from 17 to 21 years. Exercises were restricted to Trunk twisting, Rope skipping, Shoulder and chest stretch, Alternative toe touch zigzag Running, Hip stretch and Hamstring stretch. Flexibility was restricted to Trunk and Shoulder flexibility. The data were collected before the start of 8 weeks selected exercise programme (pre test) and immediately after the completion of 8 weeks selected exercise programme (post test) by sit and reach test for the trunk flexibility and shoulder elevation test by using yard stick and ruler and score was recorded in centimeters. To determine the training effect on flexibility Independent and Dependent t-test statistical technique were employed. The level of significance was set at 0.05 to check the significant mean difference. The finding of statistical analysis revealed that there were significant difference between the mean of pre and post test of experimental group and post test of control and experiment group. Experimental group significantly improved the selected flexibility because of systematic training programme.


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flexibility, trunk twisting, rope skipping, shoulder and chest stretch, alternative toe touch zigzag running, hip stretch and hamstring stretch


James Weisch, The effect of selected exercise on football endurance” completed research in Health , Physical Education and Recreation, volume 8, no.1 (1966)

Les Day N. “The effect of three selected training programme on running speed” completed research in Health, Physical education and recreation, vol.6 no.2 (1964) Research Quarterly, 28, March 1953.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejpe.v0i0.1715


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