A Comparison of Land Based and Water Based Plyometric Training Effects on the Physical Fitness of Field Hockey Players in Jamaica
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02802800|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2016 by Sharmella Roopchand-Martin, The University of The West Indies.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : June 16, 2016
Last Update Posted : June 16, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Fitness Training||Other: Plyometric training||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||54 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||A Comparison of Land Based and Water Based Plyometric Training Effects on the Physical Fitness of Field Hockey Players in Jamaica|
|Study Start Date :||June 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2016|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 2017|
Power training in water, twice per week for 6 weeks.
Other: Plyometric training
Power training on land, twice per week for 6 weeks.
Other: Plyometric training
- Vertical Jump [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Vertical jump will be measured using the Brower vertical jump apparatus. The standing height with one arm extended upward is recorded and then the athlete jumps off two feet and the sensor on the bar records the jump height. Each person will complete 3 jumps and the best trial recorded. The jump height recorded is the difference between the jump height and the standing reach height.
- Standing Broad Jump [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Participant will stand with feet together and then jump forward as far as they can. The trials will be completed and the best jump recorded. Distance jumped will be measured with a tape measure.
- Illinois Agility Test scores [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Participants will be asked to run through a course marked out on the hockey field. The best of two trials will be recorded. Timing of the trials will be done using the Brower TC timing gate system.
- Agility T test [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Participants will complete a course that is marked out on the hockey field. Two trials will be done and the best trial time recorded. Timing will be done with a stopwatch
- Sit and Reach Distance [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Participants with sit on a bed with legs outstretched and their back and buttock against a wall. They will place one hand over the other and then be asked to reach forward as far as they can without bending their knees. Three trials will be allowed and the furthers reach distance recorded.
- Distance covered during a match [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Distance run during a a match will be captured with the Polar M400 sports watch GPS trackers which participants will wear during 30 minutes of competition.
- Heart rate during a match [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Heart rate during a 30 minute match will be captured with the Polar M400 sports watch with GPS trackers and heart rate monitor.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02802800
|School of Physical Therapy||Recruiting|
|Kingston, Jamaica, KGN 6|
|Contact: Sharmella R Martin, DPT, MSc. 8763827143 firstname.lastname@example.org|