"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2019, Vol. 6, Issue 3, Part B
Effectiveness of aqua-aerobic exercises on cardio vascular fitness and weight loss among obese college studentsAuthor(s):
V Vijayaraj and Dr. MK Franklin ShajuAbstract: Background:
Aquatic exercises are safer than land-based exercises and it allows increased move¬ment amplitude and energy expenditure for obese, middle-aged, or elderly people, it is important to ascertain the phys¬iological effects of aqua aerobic exercise on health among the obese students.
Aim: To find out the effectiveness of aqua aerobics exercise on cardiovascular fitness (VO2max) and weight loss (BMI) among obese College students.
Method: A total of 15 patients were taken on basis of inclusion and exclusion criteria and method of convenient sampling. Experimental Group received aqua aerobic exercise for 12 weeks.
Result: After 12 weeks exercise program, significance improving the cardio vascular fitness and losing weight and change in BMI. The results indicate that aqua aerobic exercise conduces to a significant improvement in weight loss and cardiovascular fitness parameters of obese students. ‘t’ value of BMI is 20.55 and VO2 max is 15.9.
Conclusion: Aqua aerobic exercise as a favourable exercise environment for the obese can be advised such a significant intervention strategy for weight loss and improvement in cardiovascular fitness. Pages: 111-116 | 469 Views 18 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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V Vijayaraj, Dr. MK Franklin Shaju. Effectiveness of aqua-aerobic exercises on cardio vascular fitness and weight loss among obese college students. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2019;6(3):111-116.