Effect of Battalion Training and Circuit Training on strength Parameter among Engineering College Women Handball Players
Abstract - The aim of the study was to find out the effect of Battalion Training and Circuit Training on Abdominal Strength among Women Handball Players. The investigator randomly selected 90womenhandballPlayers from different Engineering colleges in Chennai and the ages of the players were between 17 and 21 years. They were divided into three groups with thirty subjects each (n = 30) at random again consisting of thirty subjects in each group and they were randomly assigned as Experimental group I (BT) Battalion Training, Experimental group II (CT) Circuit Training and Control Group (CG) Regular Training. Abdominal Strength has been selected as a criterion variable of this study. The experimental groups underwent Battalion Training and Circuit Training for eight weeks three days per week and a session on each day. The difference between the Pre-test and post-test means were subjected to statistical treatment using ANCOVA, In all cases, a 0.05 level was fixed to test the hypothesis of the study, which was considered appropriate. It was concluded from the result of the study that there was a significant improvement (p ≤ 0.05) due to Battalion Training and Circuit Training on Abdominal Strength as compared to the control group.
Keywords - Battalion Training (BT), Circuit Training (CT), Abdominal Strength