The objective of the study is to investigate the effect of plyometric training on different age group boys on Volleyball skills in relation to selected physical fitness variables of Flexibility. To achieve the purpose of the present study 60 Volleyball players are selected (20 school boys in the age group of 14-16 years, 20 Pre university college boys in the age group of 17 to 19 years and 20 First Grade College boys in the age group of 20 to 22 years) as subjects from Karnataka at random. The selected variable is Flexibility. The collected data on criterion measures are treated by Sit and Reach Apparatus, Score Sheet, Sliding Marker and Measuring Scale for Flexibility. The collected data are statistically analyzed by t ratio one ways analysis of variance test is applied and the level of significance for the study is 0.05 level. For significant differences the Scheffe’s post-hoc test is applied. The results reveal that there is a significant difference in the Flexibility of Volleyball players. There exists significant difference in the interaction effect in Flexibility level among different age groups of volleyball players.
Keywords: School boys, Pre university college boys, First Grade College boys, Volleyball players and Flexibility.