About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
Home Print this page Email this page Users Online: 432
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 64-69

Comparative study of eye–hand coordination among volleyball playing and nonvolleyball playing university students

1 BOT Intern, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Noor Mohammad
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
Login to access the Email id

DOI: 10.4103/sjsm.sjsm_32_20

Rights and Permissions

Background: Eye hand coordination is a complex skill which is essential for sensory functions and motor functions. It can be an important indicator for the evaluation of goal directed movements (movements associated with activity of daily living, gross motor function and fine motor function). The difficulty in the eye hand coordination may adversely affect the performance of any sports person. Purpose: The study was conducted to, compare eye-hand coordination among the volleyball playing and non-volleyball playing university students. Study design: Study was a cross section survey Method: Volleyball playing and non-volleyball playing 40 university students, aged 18 to 25 years were taken from a University in New Delhi, India. Eye-hand coordination performance was measured by using Buzz Wire Task and Alternate Hand Wall Test. Mean values of both the tests were compared between volleyball playing group and non-volleyball playing group using Mann-Whitney U test. Result: Statistical significance was tested at 0.05 levels. The test results of this study showed statistically significant difference in the mean rank of eye-hand coordination between both groups (Buzz wire equipment U = 31.50, p = 0.00 and Alternate Hand Wall Test U = 104.50, p = 0.00). Conclusion: Volleyball playing university students showed better eye hand coordination and performed better in comparison to non-volleyball playing university students in this chosen setting.

Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded54    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal