A sport is an organized, competitive, and skillful physical activity requiring commitment and fair play. It is governed by a set of rules or customs. In a sport the key factors are the physical capabilities and skills of the competitor when determining the outcome (winning or losing). The physical activity involves the movement of people, animals and/or a variety of objects such as balls and machines. In contrast, games such as card games and board games, though these could be called mind sports, require only mental skills. Non-competitive activities such as jogging and rock-climbing are usually classified as recreations. The purpose of the study was to investigate that the effect of specific training programme on selected physiological variables of Physical Education Institutions Hockey Players. A total of 60 (N-60) physical education students aged between 18 and 28 years were selected from Maruthi College of Physical Education and Faculty of General & Adapted Physical Education and Yoga of Rama krishan Mission Vivekananda University, Coimbatore. The subjects were divided into groups such as experimental and control group. The experimental group was asked to take part in specific training for eight weeks. After consulting experts in the field and also going through the available literature on the subject the following Physiological variables were selected for this study. Physiological variable blood pressure (Systolic & diastolic blood pressure), pulse rate and body composition. The analysis of data revealed that the training programme showed significant changes in some selected variables in blood pressure, pulse rate and due to eight weeks of training programme for special training.
KVellimalai, Dr. A Sankar, Dr. G Balasundar. Effect of specific training programme on selected physiological variables of physical education institutions hockey players. Int. J. Physiol. Health Phys. Educ. 2019;1(2):16-19.