A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON LEVEL OF COORDINATION BETWEEN MALE ATHLETE AND NON ATHLETE COLLEGE STUDENTS
Coordination is a factor that is basic to performance and especially to highly complex movements (it may be defined as the ability of the performer to integrate types of movements in a specific pattern). We need coordination as we are to perform lot of physical; movements to accomplish the daily assignment. To get maximum output with minimum effort, i.e. economical movement, rhythmical movement, graceful and efficient movement we need coordination. The purpose of the study was to compare the status of coordination between athlete and non athlete male and female groups. Forty students was chosen from 4 different group which is athlete male, non athlete male, athlete female, non athlete female from Department of physical education , Kandra college within the age group of 18 to 21 years. Coordination was analyzed by specific test for coordination referred by Barrow Motor Ability Test (1983). Result revealed that both male and female athlete have greater level of coordination than male non athlete and non female athlete, and both male athlete, non male athlete has greater level of coordination than both female athlete & female non athlete.
Coordination, athlete, non athlete, performance, complex.