Effects of high intensity interval training and continuous endurance training on cardiovascular endurance capacity in school boys
Dilshith Azeezul Kabeer, Dr. D Sultana
Background: The study was to examine the effect of High Intensity Interval Training and Continuous Endurance Training on Cardiovascular Endurance Capacity in School Boys.
Methodology: In this experimental study 45 school boys were selected randomly, from Minicoy Island, Lakshadweep, India. Age ranged between 14 to 17 years. They were simplified into three groups HIIT (n=1), CET (n=15) and control (n=15). The tool used for the purpose was Fitness gram- Pacer Test to measure Vo2 Max. The test was conducted Pre and post training programme on all the three groups. The HIIT and CET group underwent a structured training programme three times a week for twelve weeks. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and Scheffe’s Post –hoc Test was used for analysis of the results.
Result: Following the twelve weeks of structured training programme for HIIT and CET groups’ significant difference was found whereas, no significant difference was found in the control group.
Conclusion: According to the obtained results, it can be concluded that both HIIT and CET programme leads to significant improvement in Vo2 max but HIIT have relatively more effective in increase of Vo2 Max as compared to CET group.