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Dr. S. Arockia Sahaya Felix¬; Dr. S. Glady Kirubakar
The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of isolated conventional, vision training and yogic practices on speed, agility and playing ability of hockey players. To achieve the purpose of the present study, one hundred and fifty Inter-Collegiate male hockey players from Chennai district, Tamilnadu, India were selected as subjects at random and their age ranged from 18 to 25 years. Selected subjects were divided into three equal groups consisting of 50 subjects each, such as conventional training group (CTG), vision training group (VTG) and yogic practice group (YPG). Training was given on three days a week for 12weeks. Before and after the training speed, agility and hockey playing ability was measured and the collected data was analysed by using ANCOVA at 0.05 level of significance. It was concluded that all the three training had improved speed, agility and hockey playing ability. Further, it was concluded that conventional training group showed more speed improvement than other two groups. Vision training had better agility and hockey playing ability than the conventional training and yogic practice groups.
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