EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF
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Abstract

EFFECTS OF PROPRIOCEPTIVE NEURO MUSCULAR FACILITATION STRETCHING AND BALLISTIC STRETCHING COMBINED WITH SPORTS SPECIFIC ACTIVITY ON JUMP PERFORMANCE IN BASKETBALL PLAYERS

*Sharmila S. and Selvakumar S.

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Basketball is a popular sport played worldwide as a recreational and competitive sport of all age group. Flexibility and muscle power of the lower limb is considered to play a vital role in determining an athlete's performance and physical fitness. This study aims at comparing whether ballistic stretching or PNF stretching is effective in improving vertical jump and flexibility aspect with a major focus on muscle group of rectus femoris, hamstrings, iliopsoas, and gastrocnemius which are generally involved in jumping activities. Methods: 40 male basket ball players were selected and randomly allocated in to two groups and in this group A received PNF hold relax technique, and group B received ballistic stretching and data analysis was done to find out the effectiveness in both the groups. Results: SPSS version 2.0 was used to analyse the data the intra-group analysis clearly showed that Treatment B (BALLISTIC STRETCHIG) is effective than Treatment A (PNF STRETCHING) in terms of improvement in vertical jump test, hip flexion and WBLT both right and left. Conclusion: both the groups showed the significant improvements but group B was found to be more superior than group A.

Keywords: Vertical jump, ballistic stretching, PNF hold –relax, jump performance.


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