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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part A

Effect of zumba fitness on body weight and body mass index of university students


Author(s): Vikram Singh, Rakesh Kumar and Aftab Ahmad Jan

Abstract: The present study was undertaken to see the effect of Zumba fitness on BMI and body weight of 25 female JNU students in the age group of 20 to 25 years. A 20 days Zumba fitness program was organized in the sports complex, JNU from 4 pm to 5 pm in the Month of August 2018. Statistical technique of paired samples t-test and Pearson’s correlation using SPSS version 23 was being used. The results showed significant differences in pre and post Zumba mean body weight and body mass index. Mean age of participants was 23.04± 1.72. Mean height was 1.5 ± 0.1. Mean body weight (before the camp) was 59.40 ± 4.86 and mean body weight after the camp was 55.12 ± 3.70. Mean BMI before the camp was 24.83 ± 3.50 and 22.99 ± 2.66 after the camp. After the 20 days camp 21 participants were in the normal range (18.5 to 24.9 BMI) and only 4 were still overweight. None of the participants was now falling in obese category. Significant correlation was observed between pre and post BMI and body weight.

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How to cite this article:
Vikram Singh, Rakesh Kumar, Aftab Ahmad Jan. Effect of zumba fitness on body weight and body mass index of university students. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(1):20-22.
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