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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A (2019)

Comparison of maximal oxygen uptake and perception of fitness in young male football players and cricketers

Author(s)
Dr. Rashmi Mahulkar, Dr. Shyam V Chaudhari and Dr. Aarti Rathi
Abstract
Background: In today’s fitness conscious society, people seek various modes of fitness like gymming, aerobic dance football cricket etc. All such tasks help to improve maximum oxygen uptake.
Inclusion Criteria: Age Group 18 to 25, Male subjects playing football for more than 3 years and less than 5 years at district level, Male subjects playing cricket for more than 3 years and less than 5 years at district level, Both having 90min per session of workout for 5 days/wk.
Exclusion Criteria: Any cardio-pulmonary diseases in past 6 months, any cognitive impairment, orthopedic conditions limiting the subject activity
Aim: To compare VO2MAX IPAQ score between young male football players and cricketer. Methods: Football players and cricketer practiced for more than 3 years and less than 5 years having age of 18 to 25 years were included in the study. Subjects having cardiopulmonary, orthopedic and neurological impairments were excluded. VO2MAX was calculated by Rockport method for both the groups and they were asked to fill IPAQ questionnaire.
Results and Conclusion: On comparison, VO2MAX statistically higher in football players. On comparison there was no statistically significant IPAQ score between football players and cricketers.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Rashmi Mahulkar, Dr. Shyam V Chaudhari and Dr. Aarti Rathi. Comparison of maximal oxygen uptake and perception of fitness in young male football players and cricketers. International Journal of Applied Research. 2019; 5(2): 59-62.
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