The Effect of Dyad Training on the Learning of Layup Shot in Basketball

Document Type : Original research papers


1 Department of Motor Behavior, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan Branch, Hamedan, Iran

2 Department of Motor Behavior, Faculty of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan Branch, Hamedan, Iran.


The impact of cooperative and observational training on learning motor skills has been studied separately. Investigating the impact of dyad training is a new approach that combined observational and cooperative training that has not yet been fully studied. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of dyad training on basketball lay-up performance. Twenty-two female students volunteered in this study. After the initial instruction, participants completed six attempts for the pre-test and were divided into two groups (control and experimental) based on pre-test scores. Lay-up shot was training in six sessions. The post-test and retention were implemented, immediately and three days after session training. For intergroup compression independent sample t-test was used, and for intragroup analysis of variance was performed, using SPSS software with p 0.05). These results showed that dyad training with 50% physical effort is more effective than individual training with 100% physical effort. Also, due to less physical effort, the risk of injury and fatigue was lower and also causes cognitive training in beginners.


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