Author(s): Balakrishnan P, Daisy Abraham


DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00030.2   

Address: Balakrishnan P1*, Dr. Daisy Abraham2
1Research Scholar, Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.
2Professor, Shri JJT University, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021

Aerobics: In general, the word “aerobic” refers to free oxygen in the air. This means that aerobic exercises are cardio exercises which improve the heart rate and make respiratory functions perform better in the body. Aerobic exercise can be adapted to various forms and benefits one’s body in many ways1. The United States, Department of Health and Human Services recommends that children get 60 minutes or more of physical activity each day. They advise that aerobic activity should make up most of those 60 minutes. Children should make sure to get vigorous aerobic activity on at least three days a week2. Aerobic Exercises are a physical exercise of relatively low intensity that depends primarily on the aerobic generating process. Aerobic literally means living in air and refers to the use of oxygen, to adequately meet energy demands during exercises via aerobic metabolism. It was developed by Dr. Kenneth C. Cooper in the year of 1966. Making exercise fun is the great way to encourage the children to get active and energetic. The aerobic exercises comprises of Exercises such as warm up, physical activity, cool down.

Cite this article:
Balakrishnan P, Daisy Abraham. Aerobic Exercises: Types and its Benefit for Children. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2021; 9(1):120-122. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2021.00030.2

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