To achieve the purpose of the present study thirty subjects were selected from Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya Maruthi College of Physical Education, Periyanaickenpalayam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Their age ranged from 21 to 23 years. They were assigned to two group namely experimental group-I with fifteen college men who were given specific drills with elastic band training exercises for 12 weeks 5 days a week and from 5 pm to 6 pm and other group-II with fifteen boys acted as control group. The experimental group was tested on explosive power and shoulder strength. The selected criterion variables explosive power was tested with standing broad jump test and shoulder strength was tested with push ups. After twelve weeks specific drills with elastic band training exercises post test data were collected and treated with ANCOVA. The level of confidence was fixed at 0.05. The study results showed that the experimental group had significantly altered selected variables explosive power and shoulder strength which was due to the influence of specific drills with elastic band training exercises training programme. The control group did not improve on selected criterion variables.


Specific Exercises with elastic band, Explosive Power, Shoulder strength,


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