Physical Education Department
King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals
Kaukab Azeem is currently a Faculty at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He has strong expertise in lecturing fitness/ health education, nutrition, sport activities, weight training, and other health & physical education courses. He has produced many outstanding bodybuilders of national and international reputation, trained many top sportsmen as a fitness coach. He has strong background in fitness & bodybuilding as a former bodybuilder and was an International fitness & bodybuilding (AFBF) Coach/Judge & a university chief coach. His research work has a focus on strength training, aerobics, fitness performance, and changes in body composition. He is also serving as a supervisor for students MPhil and PhD program. He has published numerous papers in scientific journals, and also attended more than 30 international conferences around the globe including pre-Olympic congress in China 2008 and London 2012.
Introduction: Resistance training (RT) is also known as strength or weight training. RT is very beneficial to all athletes. (Behringer, 2010) reveals that the resistance training serves as the dynamic force for a healthy life and is the key role for improving athletic performance in various sports. The purpose of this study was to find out the influence of resistance training on health and selected physical variables among college males.