of an exercises program with Swiss ball on selected co-ordinative
abilities in inter university basketball players
Baljinder Singh Bal1, Kulroop Kaur2, Davinder Singh3
1Department of Physical Education, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India
2Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab, India
3Center for Sports Coaching and Management, Lakshimbai National Institute of Physical Education,
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India
The purpose of the study was to determine the effect of an exercises
program with Swiss ball on selected co-ordinative abilities in inter
university basketball players.
Materials and Methods.
The researcher utilized the experimental method on a sample of (24)
male basketball players (mean±SD): age=21.54±1.57 years, height=1.782±
0.053 m, body mass= 66.205±5.41kg) The study was approved by the Ethics
Committee of Directorate of Sport in Guru Nanak Dev University,
Amritsar, India. All participants were informed about the study aim and
methodology as well as about the possibility of immediate acceptance at
any time of the experimentation. Subjects agreed to the above
conditions in writing. They were randomly assigned into two groups: A
(Training Group) and B (Control Group), n=12 each. The subjects from
training group were subjected to 5 weeks of Swiss ball exercises
program. This lasted 5 weeks and consisted of daily sessions,
lasting 45 min each.
Results and conclusion. The
coordinative abilities significantly improved in training group as
compared with the control one. The Swiss ball exercises program may be
recommended to improve coordinative abilities and may contribute to
enhance concentration based performance.
Swiss ball, co-ordinative abilities, basketball playersFull
Effect of an exercises program with Swiss ball on selected co-ordinative abilities in inter university basketball players