2020, Vol. 5, Issue 1
Effect of selected core strengthening workouts & Balanced diet in reducing weight among college teachers under Calicut University
Author(s): Manu Chakravarthy S and Dr. T Vivekanandhan
The study is to find out the effect of selected core strengthening workouts among the college teachers under Calicut University. Overweight and Obesity are the main health issues that faced by the college teachers of Kerala. Teachers having heavy workloads in colleges and home leads to several health issues. Obesity & excess weight of body leads to several health issues like hypertension, blood pressure, digestive disorders.. etc. All of the teachers aware about the importance of fitness and healthy living. But only a few of them are doing exercises regularly. 50 samples were collected from various government & aided colleges under Calicut University. In this 25 each male and female teachers who are aged from 25 to 55 were considered for the study. SPSS version 22, Descriptive statistics and paired T-test was used to analyze the data. A simple random survey was conducted to collect the sample. Body weight, Height and Hip to waist ratio (WHR) were measured in the survey. After the survey, all the 50 respondents were underwent 2 weeks of basic training and 8 weeks of core strengthening along with the prescribed healthy diet. The finding of the study is, selected core strengthening workouts along with healthy diet have the significant influence on reducing body weight and waist to hip ratio among college teachers. This training package is not only for college teachers but also for all common people who has the overweight and obese problems.
Pages: 109-112 | 183 Views 2 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Manu Chakravarthy S, Dr. T Vivekanandhan. Effect of selected core strengthening workouts & Balanced diet in reducing weight among college teachers under Calicut University. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2020;5(1):109-112.