An Experimental Study on the Effects of Strength Training and Aerobic Exercise on Female University Students’ BMI and WHR

Yun Ma

Abstract


In order to satisfy the exercise purpose of female university students in weight control and keeping shape and explore more feasible and effective methods, this article divided the randomly sampled female university students into two comparable groups for a teaching experiment. Twenty minutes were added for the experiment group in their aerobic exercise class, while the control group had a 12 weeks’ aerobic exercise according to the mode of regular aerobic exercise. The result showed that, the BMI and WHR of female university students in the experiment group were more obviously improved, which indicated that combined practice of strength training and aerobic exercise was able to more effectively attain the purpose of weight control and keeping shape.

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