Effectiveness Of Moderate Intensity Aerobic-Based Interventions Targeting Obesity Among University Students—A Case Of BUITEMS

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Mohib-UR-Rehman , Bilal Ahmad , Muhammad Fehmeed , Zulfiqar Ali


This study was focused to determine the effects of moderate-intensity aerobic trainings upon obese students. A sample of n=30 was equally divided into two groups control group (CG)=15 and experimental group (EG)=15 was included in the study. Pre and Post-test research design was applied to conduct the study. The collected data were properly analyzed with the help of appropriate statistical tests such as independent sample t-test and paired sample t-test. Results indicated a significant reduction in weight (8.4lb), Serum cholesterol level (16.7mg/dl), BMI (1.3lb/inch2) WHR (0.027). additionally, findings reveled an improvement in the upper and lower body strength of the participant. (6.1kg). Based on this finding it has been concluded that moderate intensity aerobic exercises have significant role in the reduction of obesity. Hence, it is suggested that the aerobic exercises intervention used in the study may be used among the health practitioners and other health related communities for the betterment of health.

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