International Journal of Advanced Research and Development

International Journal of Advanced Research and Development


ISSN: 2455-4030

Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2018)

Comparative study of physical fitness between Punjab and Haryana male rural elementary school boys

Author(s): Pukhraj Singh
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to compare the physical fitness of 1250 randomly selected elementary rural school boys of Punjab and Haryana state by conducting glover, 1962 physical fitness test battery, for the sample six hundred twenty-five boys were taken from elementary rural schools of Punjab and six hundred twenty-five from elementary rural schools of Haryana. The age of sample was 6-11 years. ’t’ test was employed to see the significance of mean differences between Punjab and Haryana rural elementary school boys. The findings of the study revealed that in legs power Punjab male elementary rural school boys were superior in age group of 8-9 years (t=2.07) and 10-11 years (t=5.39) but Haryana rural elementary school boys were superior to their Punjab counterparts in the age group of 9-10 years (t=5.12). No significant differences were found at 0.05 level of significance in the age group of 6-7 years (t=1.21) and 7-8 years (t=0.20). In the age group of 6-7 years (t=4.22), 7-8 years (t=4.93), 8-9 years (t=3.61), 9-10 years (t=3.13) and 10-11 years (t=3.88), the Haryana elementary rural school boys were found to be more agile than Punjab elementary rural school boys. In the abdominal muscular strength endurance Punjab elementary rural school boys were found more superior to Haryana school, boys in age group of 6-7 years (t=2.76) whereas, Haryana elementary rural school boys were found superior in age group of 9-10 years (t=2.33) and 10-11 years (t=3.05). No significant differences were observed in other age groups. In the shoulder girdle strength Punjab elementary rural school boys were found superior in age group of 6-7 years (t=2.96) but Haryana elementary rural school boys were found superior than Punjab elementary rural school boys in age group of 7-8 years (t=4.13), 8-9 (t=2.51), 9-10 years (t=7.10) and 10-11 years (t=4.67).
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