PERIODIC EFFECT OF FIVE MINUTE DAILY PLANK TRAINING ON HEART FACTORS
The Purpose of the study was to find out the effect of five minute plank training on heart factor that involves resting heart rate. and Vital capacity. 30 male students from K C Public School, Jammu were selected randomly as the subjects for the study. The age of the subjects ranged between 17 – 19 years. For the study pre test – post test randomized group design, which consists of control group (15 students) and experimental group (15 students) was used. The data were collected through the pre test, before training and post test, after six weeks of plank training. For comparing pre and post test means of experimental and control groups of selected physiological variables, descriptive analysis and Analysis of Co-Variance (ANCOVA) were used, the data analyzed with the help of SPSS (21.0 version) software and the level of significance was set at 0.05 level of confidence. It was found that there was significant difference between pre and post test (experimental group) of Resting Heart Rate (RHR) and Vital Capacity (VC). On the basis of the findings it was concluded that the plank training might be responsible for the improvement of Resting Heart Rate and Vital Capacity.
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