Comparison of three methods of weight training to increase the power of the male students of Mazandaran University of Science and Technology

  • Mohammadbagher Forghani M.A physical education, PE Teacher, Education Office, Babol, Iran
  • Shabanali Fathi Shob M.A physical education, PE Teacher, Education Office, Babol, Iran
  • Somayeh Rahimi Aliabadi Teacher of Sama Elementary School, Education Office, Babol, Iran


The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of three methods of weight training on Pectoral and quadriceps muscles of the thigh. The sample comprised 40 male students of Mazandaran University of Science and Technology formed. The maximum power of the test subjects with the gestures of one repetition maximum bench press and knee extension were measured before and after the course. Then, subjects were randomly assigned to three experimental groups (n = 10 per group) were placed in a control group of 10 subjects. Subjects in each group 8 weeks, 3 sessions per week for 45 minutes each session rehearsed. The control group subjects continued their normal life. Data using one-way ANOVA and post hoc LSD test with SPSS20 software at a significance level (p<0.05) were analyzed. Pectoral and quadriceps muscle strength training, all three groups were significantly increased compared with the control group. The flat pyramidal groups showed a significant increase in pectoral muscle strength and according to the findings of this study we can conclude that the purpose of weight training is to increase the power of the pyramid using flat priorities are skewed pyramid and inverted pyramid technique.
Keywords: weight training, increase the power, the male students


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Forghani, M., Fathi Shob, S., & Rahimi Aliabadi, S. (2014). Comparison of three methods of weight training to increase the power of the male students of Mazandaran University of Science and Technology. International Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology, 3(1), 53-59. Retrieved from
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