The Effect of Water Training for Lepro Players on Some Physical and Skill Abilities in Volleyball

Mohammwd H.I. Alajjouri


This study aimed to identify the effect of water training for lepro players on some physical and skill abilities in volleyball. There were three weekly training sessions in which the researcher used the water medium to apply physical and skill training to improve the performance of the volleyball player, which included rapid movement to the sides, front, and back, and the exercises were individual and free with the ball. The searcher uses the application on the same group with previous and subsequent measurements to reach the target search. The researcher used several physical and skill tests to obtain the research results, which were statistically analyzed using mean, standard deviation, correlation coefficient, and the calculation of the effect size for Cohen and multiple linear regression to reach valuable results: the existence of a statistically significant difference between the pre- and post-measurements at the α ≥ 0.05 level for the efficient training the Lepro player in the water on some physical abilities (transitional speed, agility, the legs muscle capacity, stadium defense skill) among the lepro players for the benefit of the subsequent measurement in which training in the water was applied also the existence of a statistical effect at the level of significance α ≥ 0.05 between the level of physical abilities and the stadium defense skill. The researcher recommended that the training should be applied to all volleyball players because it is effective in developing physical abilities and applying water training to lepro players but with other physical abilities other than those targeted in this study.   


Keywords: lepro, water training, physical abilities, volleyball.

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