Effect of Moderate Intensity Training on Changes Leukocytes Subsets in Men Football Player

  • Fatemeh Ahmadi Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
  • Mohsen Salesi Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
  • Maryam Koshki Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran


Type, intensity and duration of exercise, determining the effect of exercise on the immune system. This study is aimed to investigate the of moderate intensity training on Changes of Total Leukocytes and Leukocytes subsets counts in men football player. 11 male college football player of Jahrom University who had at least six months football training, participated in this quazi-experimental study. The (means±SD) age, height, weight and BMI of subjects were as follow: (21.90 ±0.87 yr, 170 ± 0.04 cm, 64.42 ± 6.44kg and 22.05 ± 1.68 kg / m-2 ). In this study, subjects, runs for 30 min at 65 % [moderate-intensity training] maximal Heart rate. Blood was drawn immediately before and after exercise. The data were analyzed using SPSS12 with dependent t-student test and statically significance was set at P £ 0.05.The result showed that Total Leukocytes, Lymphocytes and Monocytes counts decreased and Neutrophils and Eosinophil counts increased after moderate intensity training. And also, we demonstrated that significant decreased in Lymphocytes after moderate intensity training. These data demonstrate that a session moderate intensity training leads to Levels changes of leukocytes and subsets, but these changes not significant in total Leukocytes.
Keywords: football, leukocyte, Lymphocytes, Monocytes, Neutrophils, moderate intensity training


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Ahmadi, F., Salesi, M., & Koshki, M. (2014). Effect of Moderate Intensity Training on Changes Leukocytes Subsets in Men Football Player. International Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology, 3(1), 69-74. Retrieved from http://www.ijaep.com/index.php/IJAE/article/view/25
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