Chronic Alterations in Joint Flexibility Associated with Aerobic Dance Instruction of College Age Females

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The purposes of this study were (1) to determine if three selected aerobic dance related conditions would result in chronic alterations of flexibility of college women and (2) to compare flexibility measures of college age females during a semester of aerobic dance instruction. Subjects were sixty-three college women enrolled in aerobic dance, bowling, and archery classes. Eight flexibility measures were obtained during the third and eleventh weeks of the experimental period. Data were analyzed by a factor analysis the Pearson Product Moment Correlation, and eight oneway analyses of covariance. Conclusions of the investigation were (1) a program of aerobic dance ... continued below

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Cooper, Melisa Lynne August 1978.

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The purposes of this study were (1) to determine if three selected aerobic dance related conditions would result in chronic alterations of flexibility of college women and (2) to compare flexibility measures of college age females during a semester of aerobic dance instruction. Subjects were sixty-three college women enrolled in aerobic dance, bowling, and archery classes. Eight flexibility measures were obtained during the third and eleventh weeks of the experimental period. Data were analyzed by a factor analysis the Pearson Product Moment Correlation, and eight oneway analyses of covariance. Conclusions of the investigation were (1) a program of aerobic dance alone is not sufficient to promote flexibility, and (2) supplemental flexibility activities of ten minutes duration used with aerobic dance training are beneficial in increasing hip flexion.

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Cooper, Melisa Lynne. Chronic Alterations in Joint Flexibility Associated with Aerobic Dance Instruction of College Age Females, thesis, August 1978; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504501/: accessed October 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .