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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part D

Comparison of body mass index and leisure activities among school students


Author(s): Jaswinder Kaur

Abstract: Physical inactivity and reduced physical fitness contribute to the rising burden of chronic diseases in India keeping this in view the present study was planned with the aim to find out the differences on BMI and Leisure time activity. For the purpose of the study total sample consisted of Two thousand Two Hundred and Ten (N=2210) subjects, which include Eight hundred five (N=805) Government and Fourteen hundred five (N=1405) Private students who were studied at various government and private schools of Haryana state during the session 2014-15. The age of the sample were ranged between 13 to 19 years. All the subjects for the present study were selected by using random sampling technique. To measure height and weight Stadiometer and weighing machine was used respectively and the Godin Leisure-Time Exercise Questionnaire (GLTEQ) developed in the year 1997 was used to assess physical activity. Results showed significant differences across the sample. The results were further discussed on the basis of previous researches.

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Jaswinder Kaur. Comparison of body mass index and leisure activities among school students. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(3): 447-449.
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