Comparative Analysis of Motor Performance Variables among West Africa University Female Handballers

Keywords: Motor variables, leg power, Shooting, Speed


This study focused on comparative analysis of motor performance variables among West Africa University female champion-handballers in West Africa. The objective of the study is to analyze the motor performance variables of female university champion-handballers in West Africa.  Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. All the female handball players from the three Universities that participated in the West Africa University games constituted the population. Purposive sampling technique was used to select all the thirty-seven players that are available during the competition for the study. Descriptive and inferential statistics of t-test and ANOVA Scheffe post hoc multiple comparison tests were used to test for significant difference between the groups. The findings revealed that the female players had significant differences in motor variables (Abdominal Endurance). It was therefore recommended that coaches should focus on these variables in their selection and coaching processes.


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