An investigation of breath holding with exercise calisthenics

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Betty Jaynes (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Frank Pleasants

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of breath holding with calisthenics upon energy cost, resting heart rate, exercise heart rate, and recovery heart rate. Twelve physical education graduate students at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro volunteered as subjects for the experiment, which consisted of a six weeks training program using breath holding with calisthenics as an exercise stimulus. Before the program began, the subjects were given a pre test, involving five minutes of rest, three minutes of stool stepping, and ten minutes of recovery. The caloric cost for the three minute exercise was determined by oxygen consumption. The subjects' heart rates were telemetered during participation in the stool stepping, and during the rest and recovery phases.

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Language: English
Date: 1968

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