Comparative study of preparatory and competitive season football training on the selected physiological variables

A planned and systematic training is required for sportsperson to confer his best performance at the time of need. To win a competition, is the aim of any sportsman and for this he has to undergo a vigorous and tough training scheduled in stages. Viewing this, the present study was undertaken to study the effects of preparatory season and competitive season training loads on selected physiological variables of football players. The subjects were 20 male students comprising college football team of LNIPE, Gwalior. The data obtained for Cardio-vascular endurance, Resting heart rate and Vital capacity 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.

Key Words: Preparatory Season; Competitive Season; Physiological Variables; Football Team; Cardio-Vascular Endurance; Vital Capacity.

Author: Anjan Kumar

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