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Investigating the role of temperaments in aerobic power of non-athlete
R. Attarzade hoseyni *, S. Vahedi, M. Rahati, M. Fathi
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Background and Purpose: Traditional medicine in Iran is based on Temperamentology. Temperament is a significant factor in the individual characteristics of humans. The purpose of this study was to compare warm and cold temperaments with aerobic power.
Methods and Materials: A descriptive study was conducted on 90 healthy volunteer men aged 18 to 22 years old using a temperament standardized questionnaire. They were divided into 6 groups: sanguine, phlegmatic, melancholic, choleric, warm and cold. The aerobic power level of these subjects was judged by the Queen Stair test.
Results: The maximum oxygen consumed in the test was significantly different when contrasting sanguine group with melancholic group, and phlegmatic with choleric group (p=0.01). This significant difference was also observed in warm and cold tempered people (p=0.01). The aerobic power of the groups was statistically significantly different with each other (p<0.01).
Conclusion: It seems that the aerobic power of melancholic people is more than those of sanguine people and phlegmatic people more than choleric people and ultimately cold-tempered people more than warm-tempered people.
 
Keywords: Warm Temperament, Cold Temperament, Aerobic Power, Maximum Oxygen Consumption.
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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/08/8 | Accepted: 2018/01/30
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attarzade hoseyni R, vahedi S, rahati M, fathi M. Investigating the role of temperaments in aerobic power of non-athlete. jiitm. 2018; 9 (1) :63-71
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مجله طب سنتی اسلام و ایران Journal of Islamic and Iranian Traditional Medicine

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