Comparison of speed, agility and cardiovascular based on playing position in hockey / Nurfarhana Rosly

Rosly, Nurfarhana (2015) Comparison of speed, agility and cardiovascular based on playing position in hockey / Nurfarhana Rosly. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

In Malaysia, study about hockey is not extensively particularly in regards to fitness level among position in hockey. There are constrained studies has been carried out in Malaysia. Based on result from the study, the results can facilitate coach to develop proper training program specific based on playing position. Moreover, measuring fitness levels will encourage the athletes to enhance their performance thus excel in hockey their physical fitness important for success. It can be a determinant to develop in which the fitness component lacks in. Hence, the purpose of this study were to determine the level of speed, agility and cardiovascular in different playing position among male hockey player. Twenty two male hockey players participated in this study. There are 6 forward, 6 midfielder, 6 defender and 4 goalkeepers completed the entire three fitness test including 30 meter sprint to measure speed, Illinois Agility Run to measure agility and Multistage Fitness Shuttle Run (MFSR) in order to measure cardiovascular. The result showed significant difference (p<0.05) in speed between positions in male hockey player. Agility showed no significant difference (p>0.05) between playing positions among male hockey player. Cardiovascular showed significant difference (p<0.05) between playing positions among male hockey player. It was concluded that the results of the study show significant difference in speed and cardiovascular between positions in hockey. Based on the result, forward have greater speed as a positional demand in attacking play to score a goal meanwhile midfielder have found to have a higher V02max than forward, goalkeeper and defender. It was recommended that player must have specific fitness level based on playing position.

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Rosly, NurfarhanaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Q Science > QM Human anatomy
Q Science > QP Physiology > Musculoskeletal system. Movements
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang > Jengka Campus > Faculty of Sport Science and Recreation
Item ID: 22132
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hockey, Fitness levels, Level of speed, Agility and Cardiovascular
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/22132

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