Article Details

Effect of 7 Week Conditioning Program on Body Fat Percentage among Male and Female | Original Article

Brij Kishore Prasad*, in International Journal of Physical Education & Sports Sciences | Physical Education, Health, Fitness & Sports


The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of physical conditioning programme on body for percentage and lean body mass. To facilitate this study thirty (30) students studying at Department of Physical Education, Lovely Professional University, Punjab were taken randomly as subjects and divided into two equal groups namely male and female group. The pretest and posttest were taken before and after the completion of seven (07) weeks of conditioning programme. Dependent ‘t’ test was applied to find out effect of conditioning programme of seven (07) weeks. Level consisted of circuit training, continuous running, strengthen exercise involving all the body parts. The conditioning programme was administered during the morning time at 6.00 to 6.40 A.M. daily with rest on Saturday and Sunday only and duration of the exercise programme was 40 minutes. After the complete is of seven (07) weeks, physical conditioning programme all the data were collected again under the supervision of research scholar and difference between the initial test and final test was recorded for the statistical analysis. It is found that in case of body fat percentage significant effect was their where as in case of lean body mass no significant effect was found.