International Journal of Applied Science and Technology

ISSN 2221-0997 (Print), 2221-1004 (Online) 10.30845/ijast

The No Boundaries Training Program and Its Effects on Physical Activity Levels
Rose M. D. Carter, M.S

The purpose of this study is to determine if participating in a structured physical activity (PA) training program will increase total average daily step count, as well as training day and non-training day step count. Seven day step counts were collected using a New Lifestyles pedometer, NL-2000, from participants (N = 27) of a Fleet Feet No Boundaries (NoBo) training program prior to training, during week 6, and week 12 of the training program. Average daily step count increased significantly from pre-training to week 12 measures, p = .01 Non-training day step count decreased from pre-training to week 12 measures p = 001. The NoBo training program increased average daily step count/physical activity (PA) despite a decrease in step count/PA on non-training days. The NoBo program was successful in increasing overall PA levels for previously sedentary people.

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