Official Journal of Department of Physical Education, Bharathiar University Coimbatore
Vol. 10 No. 2 (2019): Volume 10, Issue 2, Year 2019

Impact of Resistance Training on Physical Fitness Variables of School Level Men Soccer Players

Nandagopal D
Ph.D, Research Scholar Department of Physical Education, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India
Murugavel K
Professor & Head, Department of Physical Education, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India

Published 2019-06-30


  • Resistance training,
  • speed and agility

How to Cite

D, N., & K, M. (2019). Impact of Resistance Training on Physical Fitness Variables of School Level Men Soccer Players. Bharathiar National Journal of Physical Education and Exercise Science (ISSN:0976-3678) E-ISSN Applied (International Peer-Reviewed Journal), 10(2), 12–17. Retrieved from


This study was designed to investigate the impact of resistance training on physical fitness variables of school level men soccer players. To achieve the purpose of the study forty School level men soccer players was randomly selected from Ragavendra School, Coimbatore and their age ranged between 14 and 17 years. They were divided into two equal groups consists of twenty each. No attempt was made to equate the groups. Experimental Group was given resistance training (RT) for the period of 8 weeks and Group II acted as control group (CG), the subjects in control group was not engage in any training programme other than their regular activity. The physical fitness variables, speed were assessed by 50mts dash test and agility was assessed by 4x10mts shuttle run test. The data collected from the subjects was statistically analyzed with‘t’ ratio to find out significant improvement if any at 0.05 level of confidence. The result of the speed and agility improved significantly due to impact of resistance training with  the limitations of (diet, climate, life style ) status and previous training the result of the present study coincide findings of the investigation done by different experts in the field of sports sciences. Resistance training significantly improved speed and agility of school level soccer players.


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