Effect of fitness programme on selected physical variables of school teachers

The main purpose of this study was to see the effect of fitness programme on selected physical variables of school teachers. For this study 50 sedentary school teachers between the age group of 35-45 years from Infant Jesus School and Mary Nilayam School were selected as subjects, in whom 25 subjects were assigned to an experimental group and 25 subjects to a control group, 10 weeks of training programme was conducted. Data analysis reveals that selected physiological variables such as Resting Pulse Rate, Flexibility, Body Fat and Body Weight, significant changes were seen following 10 weeks of training programme. No changes were seen in the case of systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

Keywords: Physical Fitness, Resting Pulse Rate, Flexibility, Body Fat and Body Weight.

Authors: Joji Varghese, Arun C Nair

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