The Effect of Homemade Drink on Exercise Endrance Time in Young Adult Females
When exercising for a very long period of time, sweating will occur and other physiological responses such as dehydration, decrease blood glucose, increase in heart rate, loss of electrolytes, fatigue etc which will lead to a decrease in exercise performance. Hence, there is an important function of rehydrating the body with fluids sport drinks containing electrolytes and carbohydrates to improve exercise endurance and performance. In this study examined the effects of effect of home made fruit drink coconut and pineapple on exercise endurance time of young adult females, age 17-26 years of their height ranges 1.53-1.74 meters , weight ranges 42-98kg and their BMI ranges 16.41-35.25 kg m2 jogged at designated points for 45 minutes. After the 45 minutes exercise, they rested for 10 minutes and were administered the different drinks control 1 water , control 2 lucozade sport drink and test sample home-made coconut-pineapple fruit drink . After administering the drinks, their heart rates and blood pressures were taken and measured then they rested for 5 minutes. After a period of rest for 15 minutes in total, they continued the exercise till they were exhausted. The result indicated that the home made coconut-pineapple fruit drink observed to have an effect on the endurance time as well as the lucozade sport isotonic drink, while water was observed not to improve the endurance time.
Dehydration, exhaustion, rehydration, sport drinks.
Okonkwo, C. O. J | Oguaka V.N. | Mbachu, P