2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
The effects of Zumba dance on body composition of obese college students
Author(s): Dr. Vikrant Ramachandra Wankhade
The purpose of the present study was to find out the effect of Zumba dance on body composition of obese college students. For the purpose of this study, ten (10) male from Health centers in Amravati were selected as subjects. The age of the subjects was ranging from 18 to 25 years. Subjects underwent Zumba dance programme for 6 days per weeks. Body Composition was measured by Durnin and Wimberley (1974) can be used to estimate body composition using skinfold test. The statistical analysis and interpretation was done on the basis of data collection. The data of before and after test was compared by using paired‘t’ test. The level of significance was set at 0.05 level of confidence. Results: There was significant effect on the biceps skinfold, triceps skinfold, sub scapular, suprailiac, body fat, absolute body fat and lean body weight of college students. There was significant effect on the body composition of college students through the statistical analysis after six weeks of Zumba exercise programme.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Vikrant Ramachandra Wankhade. The effects of Zumba dance on body composition of obese college students. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2019; 4(1): 1736-1738.