Aerobic Exercise's Influence on Obese Female College Students'Arterial Pulse Wave Velocity, Cardiorespiratory Systems and Body Composition

유산소 운동이 비만 여자대학생의 동맥맥파속도, 호흡순환계 및 신체조성에 미치는 영향

  • Received : 2017.05.06
  • Accepted : 2017.07.20
  • Published : 2017.07.28


In order to identify an Convergence aerobic exercise's influence on obese female college students' Cardiorespiratory systems and arterial pulse wave Velocity, this study targeted female college students in D University in Y-gu, D-City, and selected total 26 ones having body fat percentage over 30% with no special disease in past and at present and no regular physical activity. After finally confirming their participation in this experiment by completely explaining the purpose of and contents of this experiment and getting the subjects' written contents to participate in the experiment, the investigator randomly arranged the subjects into the exercise group(N=13) and the control group(N=13) and conducted a 12-week aerobic exercise program to the exercise group this study got the following conclusion. First, concerning the body composition's change, the exercise group showed significant reduction in the weight, the body fat percentage, and the abdominal fat percentage. Second, for the respiratory & cardiovascular systems'change, the exercise group showed significant increase in the maximal oxygen uptake, the maximal heart rate, and the maximal breathing capacity. Third, for the arterial pulse wave Velocity's change, the exercise group showed significant reduction in the upper body(right and left hands) and lower body (right and left feet).


Convergence;Female College Students;Body Composition;Cardiorespiratory Systems;Arterial Pulse Wave Velocity


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