To give best performance at the time of need, sportsperson in the present time has to undergo systematic and planned training program. Viewing this, the present study was undertaken to study the effects of preparatory season and competitive season training loads on selected physical fitness variables of football players. The subjects were 20 male students comprising college football team of LNIPE, Gwalior. The data obtained for speed, agility, explosive leg strength and hip flexibility were analyzed by one-way analysis of variance and LSD was used to assess the significant difference between the means of different stages. Significant difference at 0.05 level was seen between the variables of preparatory and competitive season training over pre-season, whereas there was insignificant difference between the variables of preparatory and competitive season training except speed and hip flexibility.
Key Words: Preparatory Season; Competitive Season; Speed; Football Team; Explosive Leg Strength.
Author Name: Anjan Kumar