Abstract

The purpose of the study is to find out the efficacy of multiple jump drill training on selected power parameters of basketball players. To achieve the purpose, thirty women basketball players were randomly selected as subjects. The age of the subjects was ranged between 18 to 24 years. The selected subjects were assigned into two groups of 15 subjects each. Group I underwent multiple jump drill training for three days per week for twelve weeks and group II acted as acontrol. Among the power parameters, explosive power in terms of vertical distance and explosive power in terms of horizontal distance were selected as criterion variables. The multiple jump drill training was selected as theindependent variable. The explosive power in terms of vertical distance and explosive power in terms of horizontal distance were assessed by vertical jump and standing broad jump tests respectively. All the subjects of two groups were tested on selected dependent variables at prior to and immediately after the training programme. The data was analyzed using Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). The .05 level of confidence was fixed as the level of significance to test the “F” ratio obtained by the analysis of covariance, which was considered as an appropriate. The results of the study showed that the multiple jump drill training for twelve weeks is more effective in enhancing the explosive power in terms of vertical distance and explosive power in terms of horizontal distance of women basketball players.

Keywords

Multiple Jump Drill Training Explosive Power in Terms of Vertical Distance and Explosive Power in Terms of Horizontal Distance

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