Abstract

The aim of this study is to find out the significant differences of selected Psychomotor Abilities between male Baseball pitcher and cricket fast bowler. A group of thirty (N=30) male subjects aged between 18-28 years, who participated in intercollege competitions organized by the Department of Sports, Guru Nanak Dev University, volunteered to participate in this study were selected for this study. The purposive sampling technique was used to attain the objectives of the study. All the subjects, after having been informed about the objective and protocol of the study, gave their consent and volunteered to participate in this study. They were further divided into two groups of 15each (i.e., N1=15; pitcher and N2=15; fast bowler). The “t” test was applied to find out the significant differences between male Baseball pitcher and cricket fast bowler. To test the hypotheses, the level of significance was set at 0.05. The results revealed significant differences between Baseball pitcher and cricket fast bowler on the sub-variables i.e. speed, agility and Cardiovascular Endurance. However, no significant differences were noticed with regard to the sub-variables i.e. strength and static balance.

Keywords

Pitcher Fast bowler Speed Strength Agility Endurance and static balance

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