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Cardiovascular Fitness among Sedenatry Students


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Keywords : cardiovascular fitness; Urban; Rural; Students;

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The primary objective of the study is to find out the cardiovascular fitness level between rural and urban collegiate students and to determine the level of fitness level among rural and urban students. Eighty Rural and Eighty Urban collegiate sedentary students from various colleges of Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University Nanded, voluntary to participate in the health related physical fitness programmes. Exclusion criteria were the presence of chronic medical conditions such as asthma, injuries, heart disease or any other condition that would put the subjects at risk when performing the Health tests. The subjects were free of smoking, alcohol and caffeine consumption, antioxidant supplementation and drugs during the programmes. The age, height, weight, and cardiovascular fitness, of all subjects were measured in physical education department laboratory and Field. Cardiovascular fitness was assessed using 12 minute run test. Participants were ruined for 12minutes, and the total distance covered is recorded. Walking was allowed. BMI was calculated by Quetelet equation. The result reveals a statistically significant difference of body mass (t=3.45

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