CONSEQUENCES OF WEIGHTED VEST AND WEIGHTED SLED RUNNING ON ELASTIC POWER OF SCHOOL SPRINTERS

S. Ganesan, M. Muthuraj, R. Srinivas

Abstract


The purpose of the study was to cause of weighted vest and weighted sled running on elastic power of school sprinters. To achieve the purpose of this study, forty five male sprinters from the Public school. The age, height and weight of the subjects ranged from 17 to 19 years, 155 to 165 centimetres and 50 to 55 kilograms in that order. They were divided into three groups; each group consisted of fifteen subjects. Group-I underwent weighted vest sprint training, group-II underwent weight sled training and group-III acted as control who does not participate in any training programme. The data collected from the three groups prior to and post experimentation were statistically analyzed by analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). When the obtained ‘F’ ratio value in the analysis of covariance test was significant, the Scheffe’s test was applied as post hoc test to determine the paired mean differences, if any. In all the cases, statistical significance was fixed at .05 levels. Conclusion: The experimental group sprinters had significant improvement on elastic power when comparing to the control group sprinters.

 

Article visualizations:

Hit counter

DOI

Keywords


weighted vest, weighted sled, elastic power

Full Text:

PDF

References


Anderson, C. E., Sforza, G. A., Sigg, J. A., (2008). The effects of combining elastic and free weight resistance on strength and power in athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 22(2), 567-574.

Bellar, D., Muller, M., Ryan, E.J., Bliss, M.V., Kim, C-H, Ida, K. Barkley, J. E., Glickman, E. L., (2011). The Effects of Combined Elastic and Free Weight Tension vs Free Weight Tension on 1 RM Strength in the Bench Press. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 25(2), 459-463.

Delecluse, C., (1997). Influence of strength training on sprint running performance. Sports Medicine. 24, 147–156

Hunter, J. P., Marshall, R. N., and McNair, P. J., (2004). Interaction of step length and step rate during sprint running. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 36, 261–271.

Wallace, B. J., Winchester, J. B., McGuigan, M. R., (2006). Effects of elastic bands on force and power characteristics during the back squat exercise. J. Strength Cond. Res., 20(2), 268-27.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2019 S. Ganesan, M. Muthuraj, R. Srinivas

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Copyright © 2015-2018. European Journal of Physical Education and Sport Science (ISSN 2501 - 1235) is a registered trademark of Open Access Publishing Group. All rights reserved.


This journal is a serial publication uniquely identified by an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) serial number certificate issued by Romanian National Library (Biblioteca Nationala a Romaniei). All the research works are uniquely identified by a CrossRef DOI digital object identifier supplied by indexing and repository platforms. All authors who send their manuscripts to this journal and whose articles are published on this journal retain full copyright of their articles. All the research works published on this journal are meeting the Open Access Publishing requirements and can be freely accessed, shared, modified, distributed and used in educational, commercial and non-commercial purposes under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).