Effect of Circuit and Interval Training Method on the Improvement of Physical Fitness

S Hardiansyah, A Zalindro, F Maifitri
2020 Proceedings of the 1st Progress in Social Science, Humanities and Education Research Symposium (PSSHERS 2019)   unpublished
This study aimed to improve the student physical fitness of the Department of Sport Education, Faculty of Sports Science, State Universitas Negeri Padang, and to compare impact given by the circuit training method and the interval training method. This type of research was quasi-experiment given to student in sport education major who took part in the formation of physical condition course. The population in this study consisted of 41 persons. Sampling was done by purposive sampling technique
more » ... that the sample in this study amounted to 36 persons that consisted of 18 persons for circuit method and 18 persons for interval method. This exercise was given 15 times. The instrument used in this study was Indonesian Physical Fitness Test with an age range between 16-19 years. The physical fitness elements measured in this study were speed, arm muscle strength, strength and endurance of the abdominal muscles, explosive strength of leg muscles and weakness. Based on statistical analysis, it was obtained that tcount was 0.68 and ttable was 1.69, so that tcount 0.68 <ttable 1.69 so it can be concluded that the increase in physical fitness given by the two training methods was not significantly different.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.200824.203 fatcat:a27fc6pr6fcmjihivji6xwflm4