Official Journal of Department of Physical Education, Bharathiar University Coimbatore
Vol. 12 No. 4 (2021): Volume 12, Issue 4, Year 2021

Effects of Functional High Intensity Interval Training Circuit on Peak Oxygen Consumption in Sedentary College Men

Balaji E
Director of Physical Education, C.B.M College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Published 2021-11-15


  • Circuit,
  • high intensity interval training,
  • peak oxygen consumption,
  • sedentary men,
  • t ratio

How to Cite

E, B. (2021). Effects of Functional High Intensity Interval Training Circuit on Peak Oxygen Consumption in Sedentary College Men. Bharathiar National Journal of Physical Education and Exercise Science (ISSN:0976-3678) E-ISSN Applied (International Peer-Reviewed Journal), 12(4), 1–5. Retrieved from


The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of six weeks of functional high intensity interval training circuit on peak oxygen of sedentary men.  Thirty college sedentary men students were randomly selected from Coimbatore district. Their age ranged between 18 and 25 years. The subjects were divided into two equal groups consisting of fifteen each. Treatment group I (n = 15) underwent high intensity interval circuit training (HIITCG) for a period of 6 weeks and group II (n = 15) acted as control group (CG). Data obtained were evaluated in SPSS package. The t value revealed that the peak oxygen consumption was significantly improved due to the effect of high intensity interval training circuit. As a result, six weeks of HIIT can be said to increase the peak oxygen consumption in sedentary college men.


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