Relationship between Agility and Playing Ability of Women Volleyball Players

Gargi College conducted the admission trail in volleyball (women- Sports Quota) for Undergraduate course in Delhi University for the session 2017-18. Total 216 women candidates have been applied under Sports quota in Delhi University and 105 students appeared for Volleyball selection trail on 27th June 2017 at Gargi College.  The criteria of selection trial were divided into two categories, i.e. Game Specific Physical Fitness Test and Playing ability Test. Illinois test was selected to measure the agility of volleyball players. Fundamental skills of Passing and Service, Position Play (Specialized Zone) and Skill Application were selected to measure the playing ability of volleyball players. The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between selected fitness test and volleyball playing ability among 105 applicants and their age ranged from 16-19 years. Mean and Standard deviation were used as descriptive statistics. Pearson Product Moment Coefficient of correlation with significant level at 0.05 was used to examine the correlations between volleyball playing ability with agility. The statistical analyzed was carried out using MS Excel and SPSS 16.0 version. The findings of the present study showed that there was significant relationship found between agility and playing ability of women volleyball players.

Key Words: Sports Quota, Agility, Illinois Test.

Author: Dr. Sheela K.S.

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