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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2017, Vol. 4, Issue 3, Part G

Effect of strong by Zumba on waist hip ratio of middle aged sedentary females


Author(s): Bidya Roy and Sanjit Mandal

Abstract: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of obesity and health risk by measuring waist circumference, hip circumference and waist hip ratio. This study was carried out on 15 sedentary women aged 35-40. Four week Zumba strong fitness program was given to the subjects at a dance and fitness studio of Kolkata under 20°-24 °C. Prior to the study, body weight, height, waist circumference and hip circumference of all the subjects were taken. Based upon these values, waist-hip ratio was calculated before and after the fitness training. Percentage of overweight and obese was 42% respectively prior to the training. Fitness is a good way to fight obesity hence Zumba strong was taught to the subjects. The effects of the Zumba strong were analyzed by using Paired sample‘t’ test. The obtained result showed that Zumba strong achieved significant improvement in total body weight loss and waist hip ratio (p<0.05).

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How to cite this article:
Bidya Roy and Sanjit Mandal. Effect of strong by Zumba on waist hip ratio of middle aged sedentary females. 2017; 4(3): 379-381.
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