Basketball is a team sport that contains varied activities and various technical skills that a player must perform during the game. Basketball player required to perform a combinations of speed, agility and jumping abilities to achieve the best performance. SAQ training is known as one of the most effective training methods to improve performance in team sports. This study aimed to identify the effect of the of SAQ exercises training on the level of physical fitness and skillful performance levels of basketball players. Sixteen female basketball players was included in this study. The mean of their age, weight and height were (18.29 ± 1.17) years, (63.91± 1.25) kg, and (165 ± 2.33) cm, respectively. Participants was divided into two groups, experimental and control. All participants agreed to participate in the study and were familiar with SAQ training. Pre - posttest measurements were taken. The most important results obtained from this study that 8 weeks of SAQ exercises training was effective on improving physical fitness level and skill performance in basketball players. SAQ training showed an improvement in muscles strength and some skills performance.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of physical Education Research|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2018|
- Basketball, SAQ training, fitness