Six Weeks Progressive Plyometrics Training on Badminton Player's Agility
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- Progressive, Plyometrics, Training, Agility
Badminton is one of favorite sports by the community. Improved performance is influenced by technical play and physical abilities of athletes. One of the important skills in badminton is agility. agility can be achieved by improving balance and strenght of lower limb. plyometric exercise can increase power of lower extrimity. A gradual, progressive, and measurable exercise improves athlete performance and reduces risk of injury. Objectives: Purpose of this study are to observe 6 weeks progressive plyometric training on improving ability of agility in badminton players. Method: This research is Quasi-eksperimental study, pre and post test with control group design. 32 badminton players as respondents, sixteen players done progressive plyometrics training, and others as a control group. Training was conducted for 6 weeks, three times a week. Agility performance was measured by Illinois Agility Test. Results: Plyometric group shows agility improvement 1,17 faster than control group, with an average 1,35 second significant improvement after 6 weeks training. Conclusion: 6 Weeks Progressive Plyometric Training improves overall agility in badminton players and could become training design to improve skills
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TY - CONF AU - Dimas Irawan PY - 2017/10 DA - 2017/10 TI - Six Weeks Progressive Plyometrics Training on Badminton Player's Agility BT - Proceedings of the Health Science International Conference (HSIC 2017) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 18 EP - 21 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/hsic-17.2017.4 DO - 10.2991/hsic-17.2017.4 ID - Irawan2017/10 ER -