• Thosapon CHUANBOO Thailand National Sports University Sukhothai Campus


Resistance Training, Interval Training, Endurance Training, Tabata Protocol, Strength Endurance Training, Aerobic capacity, Anaerobic Power


     This study aimed to compare the effects of resistance interval training on aerobic and anaerobic
fitness in female soccer players. The twenty female soccer players aged 18–22 years old were equally
randomized into two groups: the control group and experimental group. The participants in the control group
completed 4 x 30 sec (20–30 reps) weight training at 50 - 60 % 1 RM with 30 seconds recovery between bouts
(experimental group, N=10). The participants in the experimental group completed 8 x 20 sec (15–20 reps)
weight training at 20 - 30 % 1 RM with 10 seconds recovery between bouts (control group, N=10) All
participants performed the protocol three per week over 8 weeks. Maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) was
measured using Multistage physical fitness test. Anaerobic power and anaerobic capacity were tested by a
Running-based Anaerobic Sprint (RAST)Test The data were statistically analyzed using the Paired Samples
T-test and the Independent T-test at a statistical significance level of 0.05.

     The results showed that after 8 weeks of training average VO2max significantly increased from 30.34 ±
4.0 to 35.61 ± 3.7 ml/kg/min (control) and 30.38 ± 3.7 to 37.68 ± 2.8 ml/kg/min (experimental) (p<0.05). In
addition, anaerobic capacity increased by 314.50 ± 59 to 365 ± 92 Watt (control group) and 303.40 ± 47 to 389
± 48 Watt (experimental) and anaerobic power increased by 410.40 ± 79 to 481 ± 109 Watt (control) and 384.60
± 61 to 477.20 ± 55 Watt (experimental) within group significant difference (p<0.05)

     Conclusion. The Resistance Interval Training could be developed of aerobic and aerobic fitness for
female soccer players.

               (Journal of Sports Science and Technology 2023; 23(2):46-57)
(Received: 29 May 2023, Revised: 31 August 2023, Accepted: 4 September 2023)

*Corresponding author: Thosapon Chuanboon
Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Thailand National Sports University,
Sukhothai Campus, Sukhothai, THAIALND
E-mail: [email protected]

Author Biography

Thosapon CHUANBOO, Thailand National Sports University Sukhothai Campus

Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Thailand National Sports University,
Sukhothai Campus, THAILAND


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