International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018

Comparison of VO2 Max on Balke Treadmiil Test in Light Smokers & Non Smokers

Parekh Namrata

Abstract: Smoking affects multiple organ systems. Mostly affects cardiovascular & pulmonary systems. Cigarette smoking is the most common type of tobacco use. In average, 47.5 % of men and 10.3 % of women are current smokers. Tobacco continues to be the second major cause of death in the world. By 2030, if current trends continue smoking will kill >9 million people annually. A observational study included 20 people had willing to participate in the study. Pre and post RPP taken for hemodynamic stability. All subject s perform balke treadmill test. After perform test VO2 max measured. Level of significant was kept 5 %. Mann- Whitney U Test apply and significance (p = 0.0001) was founded. Maximal oxygen capacity of light smokers was less compare to non smokers.

Keywords: Smokers, Balke treadmill test, VO2 max, RPP, Maximal oxygen capacity

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 9, September 2018,

Pages: 185 - 187

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