Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 8 Issue 6

The Effect of Ramadan Fasting on Body composition and Aerobic performance among Female Students of College of Sports Sciences at University of Jeddah

Sana Chaatani1* and Saham M.Khan2

1Department of Sports Training, College of Sports Sciences, University of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2Department of Movement Sciences and Health, College of Sports Sciences, University of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Sana Chaatani, Department of Sports Training, College of Sports Sciences, University of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Received: April 29, 2024; Published: May 16, 2024

Abstract

The aim of this study is to highlight the influence of fasting on the variations of physical and anthropometric parameters among young female students of Jeddah University. Twenty-four female students with ages ranging from 20 to 26 years consented to take part in our study. They were tested on 2 occasions: before and, during, the month of fasting. To this end, we took anthropometric measurements, and an exercise test. The analysis and interpretation of the results showed no significant change in the anthropometric parameters despite the variations observed during the month of fasting (P > 0.05). However, we could mention significant decreases in physical parameters (P < 0.05). Fasting appears to negatively affect aerobic performance.

 Keywords: Fasting; Female Students; Aerobic Performance; Anthropometric Parameters; Ramadan

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Citation

Citation: Sana Chaatani and Saham M.Khan. “The Effect of Ramadan Fasting on Body composition and Aerobic performance among Female Students of College of Sports Sciences at University of Jeddah”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 8.5 (2024): 52-56.

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Copyright: © 2024 Sana Chaatani and Saham M.Khan. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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