International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 8, Part J (2016)
Topographical conditions and physical fitness: An analytical study
Bikram Singh Laishram
The researchers conducted the study with the intension of comparing selected physical fitness variables in active tribal school going female students residing at different terrains. The variables selected were endurance, speed, agility, flexibility, abdominal strength and explosive strength. 46 tribal female subjects aging 14 year to 16 year who were actively involved in physical activities were selected. Among these 23 belonged to hilly areas of Manipur and rest 23 were from plain areas of Manipur. Descriptive Statistics and Independent‘t’ test were employed using IBM SPSS-17 Software. Findings suggest that the female students residing in hilly area were in upper side of fitness than the female students residing in plain area in respect to endurance, speed, agility, abdominal strength and explosive strength. However in flexibility no difference was observed between the groups.
How to cite this article:
Bikram Singh Laishram. Topographical conditions and physical fitness: An analytical study. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(8): 665-667.