IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 12, December 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr. Kavita Sharma
The purpose of the present study was to find out the effect of nine weeks resistance training program on selected physical fitness variables of Basketball players. For this purpose twenty female basketball players from Delhi University were selected to act as subjects for the study, the age of the subjects ranged from 17 to 21 years. The minimum level of participation was Inter-University. The subjects were further divided into two groups i.e. Control and Experimental group, group-I underwent resistance training and group-II acted as control and continued with their regular physical activity. The training period for the study was three days in a week for nine weeks. Pre data of both the groups were taken prior to the training period; the subjects were tested for speed, back strength and abdominal strength. The dependent’s` test and analysis of covariance was applied as statistical tool. In all cases 0.05 level was fixed as significance. It was concluded from the results of the study that training groups had improved on back strength, and had no significant improvement on the speed and abdominal strength.