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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Outcome of progressive resistance training on thigh girth
Author(s): Dr. W Vinu
Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of progressive resistance training on thigh girth. Twenty men students studying in the Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamil Nadu were randomly selected as subjects and their aged ranged from 18 to 24 years. The selected subjects were randomly assigned into two equal groups namely experimental (N : 10) which underwent progressive resistance training for 8 weeks with 3 sessions per week and control (N : 10) which did not undergo any special training. Thigh girth was selected as criterion variable. The subjects were tested for thigh girth prior to and after training programme. The obtained data was statistically assessed for any significant difference using ANCOVA. The result showed a significant improvement in thigh girth (53.45 + 3.99 Vs 51.65 + 4.07, p<0.05) between the experimental group and control group. On the basis of the findings, it was concluded that progressive resistance training significantly improved thigh girth among male students.
Pages: 1566-1567  |  219 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. W Vinu. Outcome of progressive resistance training on thigh girth. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):1566-1567.
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