Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)
Effects of aerobic and zumba training on cardiovascular endurance among middle aged women
Author(s): V Siva Sangari
Abstract: The aerobic and zumba training is a dance fitness training that incorporates some of the basic principles of interval, resistances, plyometric training to maximize caloric output and improve cardiovascular endurance. Now a days aerobic and zumba becoming a popular mode of exercise especially among women due to its dance steps and mind relaxing catchy music background. This study intend to prove twelve weeks of aerobic and zumba training will shows impact on cardiovascular endurance among middle aged women which was held in step up fitness center. To achieve the purpose of the study thirty subjects were selected and divided into two equal group namely zumba training (ZT) and aerobic training (AT). Their age ranged between (30-40) and subjects were asked to do training for one hour for five days in a row as for the outcome 12-minutes cooper run and walk test was used to measure cardiovascular endurance. ANCOVA was used to find out the significant differences between the groups. The 0.05 level of confidence was fixed as the level of significance, which was considered as an appropriate. The result of the study revealed that there was a significant difference in cardiorespiratory endurance in zumba and aerobic training group.