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Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2012)

Effect of circuit training on systolic blood pressure of Annamalai University Students

Author(s):
Dr. W Vinu
Abstract:
The purpose of the study is to find out the effects of circuit training on systolic blood pressure. fifteen (N=15) men studying in Annmalai University Tamilnadu, India were randomly selected as subjects. The age, height and weight of the subjects ranged from 18 to 21 years, 162 to 171 cms and 60 to 68 kg respectively, and the standard deviations were 0.14, 0.06, and 0.09 kilograms respectively.
Subjects selected (n=15) underwent Circuit Training for twelve weeks. A written consent was also obtained from the subjects. However, they were free to withdraw their consent in case they felt any discomfort during the period of their participation. There were no such dropouts in this study.
The data collected from the subjects prior to and immediately after the training programme on the selected criterion variables were statistically analysed with dependent ‘t’ test the dependent ‘t’ test values between the pre and posttest means of Circuit Training is 4.14 respectively. Since the obtained ‘t’-test value of subject is greater than the table value 2.15 with df 14 at .05 level of confidence, it is concluded that Circuit Training have registered significant improvement in performance of Systolic Blood Pressure.
Pages: 84-87  |  208 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. W Vinu. Effect of circuit training on systolic blood pressure of Annamalai University Students. 2012; 1(3): 84-87.
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