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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part E

A Comparative study of physical fitness of rural and urban sports and non-sports Girls


Author(s): Mukta Aptekar

Abstract: It is common experience that rural youth are better in physical fitness than urban youth on account of their rigorous lifestyle. However, conflicting results have been reported in the researches that were surveyed. Hence the objective of study was to investigate the physical fitness levels of rural and urban sports and non-sports girls. 20 girls in each of the four categories were selected for the study. Division of Girls’ and Women’s Athletics Physical Performance Test, developed by Eleanor Metheny (1945) was administered to all girls for the purpose. It was found that both sports and non-sports urban girls to be superior to their counter parts of rural girls except in sit-ups and B.M.I., which were not significant. The results are further discussed.

Pages: 277-279  |  798 Views  20 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Mukta Aptekar. A Comparative study of physical fitness of rural and urban sports and non-sports Girls. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2015; 2(1): 277-279.
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