A comparative study of the strength among hockey, football and athletics players

The capability of overcoming a certain resistance or at acting against it by muscular tension. He further pointed
out that strength is the force that a muscle can exert against a resistance in one maximum effort (Edwin A. Fleshman,
1966) Randomly 30 players each of Hockey, football and athletics and was selected for the study. 30 Hockey players who
had represented in district level Hockey tournament were selected from Ajmer District. In the same way, 30 football
players who had represented district level Football tournament were selected from Ajmer District and 30 Athletics
players was selected who had represented in district level Athletics competition. A programme on strength and to assess
their effectiveness as measured by ‘Arm strength and leg strength (chin-ups and standing broad jump).
Key Words: Strength, Arm strength and leg strength.
Authors: Khivraj Mehra & Dr. B.L. Dayma
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