Volume 1, Issue 2, April 2016, Page: 31-37
Effect of Training on Body Composition, Physiological and Biochemical Variables of Field Hockey Players
Indranil Manna, Department of Physiology, Midnapore College (Autonomous), Midnapore, West Bengal, India
Gulshan Lal Khanna, Department of Health Sciences, ManavRachana International University, Faridabad, India
Prakash Chandra Dhara, Department of Human Physiology, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India
Received: Dec. 22, 2015;       Accepted: Dec. 29, 2015;       Published: Jan. 18, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.aap.20160102.13      View  4869      Downloads  167
Abstract
The aim of study was to investigate the effect of training on selected anthropometric, physiological and biochemical variables of Indian under 23 year field hockey players. A total of 30 male field hockey players (age: 19.00-22.99 years; mean age: 20.9 ± 1.0 yr) volunteered for this study. The training sessions were divided into 2 phases (a) Preparatory Phase (PP, 8 weeks) and (b) Competitive Phase (CP, 4 weeks). The training programme consist of aerobic, anaerobic and skill development, and were completed 4 hrs/day; 5 days/week. Selected variables were measured at zero level (baseline data, BD) and at the end of PP and CP.A significant (P<0.05) reduction in percent body fat, recovery heart rate, hemoglobin, total cholesterol, triglyceride; and significant (P<0.05) increase in anaerobic power, back and grip strength, serum urea, serum uric acid, HDLC level were noted among the players after the training. However, no significant difference was observed in stature, body mass and LBM, maximal heart rate (HRmax), VO2max and LDLC level among the players after the training. Since the data on field hockey players are limited in India, the present study may provide useful information to the coaches to develop their training programme.
Keywords
Body Composition, Heart Rate, VO2max, Anaerobic Power, Strength, Lipid Profile
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Indranil Manna, Gulshan Lal Khanna, Prakash Chandra Dhara, Effect of Training on Body Composition, Physiological and Biochemical Variables of Field Hockey Players, Advances in Applied Physiology. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2016, pp. 31-37. doi: 10.11648/j.aap.20160102.13
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