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Relationship Between Agility and Power to Single-Sprint Performance and Repeated-Sprint Ability

  • Suhana Aiman
  • Sarina Md. Yusof
  • Zulkifli Abd Kadir
  • Ahmad Fuad Mohamad Nor
Conference paper

Abstract

The objective of this study is to determine the relationship between agility and power to single-sprint performance and repeated-sprint ability. Thirty soccer players, aged between 19 and 25, participated in this study. Four tests were conducted: T-test, vertical jump test, 30 m sprint test and Bangsbo sprint test. The finding showed that there is a significant correlation between agility and single-sprint performance (r = .46, p < .05). A significant correlation also exists between agility and repeated-sprint ability (r = .72, p < .05). This study also found that there is a correlation between power and single-sprint performance (r = −.70, p < .05), and between power and repeated-sprint ability (r = −.56, p < .05). In conclusion, higher agility and power will result in better single-sprint performance and repeated-sprint ability.

Keywords

Agility Power Single sprint Repeated-sprint ability 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Suhana Aiman
    • 1
  • Sarina Md. Yusof
    • 1
  • Zulkifli Abd Kadir
    • 1
  • Ahmad Fuad Mohamad Nor
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Sports Science and RecreationUniversiti Teknologi MARAShah AlamMalaysia

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