The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of isolated and combined interval and continuous running on VO2 max. For the purpose of the study forty students from the department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Annamalai University, TN were as selected. The subjects were aged between 18 to 23 years. The subjects chosen for the study were divided into four equal groups as called three experimental groups and one control group, each group consists of ten students. The data collected from the four groups prior to and post experimentation were statistically analyzed to find out the significant difference if any, by applying the analysis of covariance (ANCOVA). Since four groups were involved, whenever the obtained ‘F’ ratio for adjusted post test means was found to be significant, the Scheffe’s test was applied as post hoc test to determine the paired mean differences. In all the cases level of confidence was fixed at 0.05 for significance. The results the effects of isolated and combined interval have significantly contributed to improving on VO2 max.
KeywordsIsolated and combined interval and continuous running and Vo2 max
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