ANNALS OF APPLIED SPORT SCIENCE–Special Issue
First National Congress of
"New Scientific Consequence for Iran’s Sport Development" Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, 2014, 10-11 December
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ISSN (Online): 2322 – 4479
Are Morning Exercise Training Programs
Effective on Physical Fitness of Rural and
1 Narges Aliniya∗, 1 Zahra Hojatti
1. Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Rasht Branch, Islamic Azad
University, Rasht, Iran.
The purpose of this research was to analyze the effects of an 8-week morning training program on physical fitness factors of urban and rural students.
In the 92-93 school year, samples were chosen from elementary female students of the city of Astara (fourth, fifth and six grade) out of 2 urban schools and 2 rural schools. Before starting the training program, in the same condition physical fitness tests were taken from both groups. Then, students participated in a special training program; at the end, physical fitness tests were repeated.