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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part B

Life style assessment of Indian sports girls and NRI sports girls of Gujarat State: A comparative study


Author(s): Praveen Kumar Mishra

Abstract: The study was conducted on selected contents related to life style assessment on the subjects selected from different Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls of Gujarat State. Fifty students from Indian Sports Girls and Indian Sports Girls were selected randomly. Age of the subjects ranged from 15 to 18 years. The purpose of the study was to compare Students on their selected Life-style responses. The selected contents related to life style assessment were Physical Assessment, Alcohol & Drug Assessment, Nutritional Assessment, Social Wellness Assessment, Spiritual Wellness Assessment, Emotional Wellness Assessment, Stress Control Assessment and Intellectual Wellness Assessment. To compare Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls on their selected Life-style assessment responses, T-Test was employed. On the basis of results, the following conclusions were drawn: On the basis of the norms of Life-style Assessment inventory (L.A.I.), the students were excellent Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls were average in case of physical assessment & significant difference was found between the means of Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls. Incase of Alcohol and Drug Assessment, Indian Sports Girls students were excellent and NRI Sports Girls were below average on the basis of the norms of life style assessment inventory (L.A.I.) & significant difference was found between the means of Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls. Incase of Nutritional Assessment, Indian Sports Girls students were good and NRI Sports Girls were average on the basis of the norms of life style assessment inventory (L.A.I.) & significant difference was found between the means of Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls. Incase of Social Wellness Assessment, Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls were average on the basis of the norms of life style assessment inventory (L.A.I.) & significant difference was found between the means of Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls. Incase of Spiritual Wellness Assessment, Indian Sports Girls students were good and NRI sports Girls students were average on the basis of the norms of life style assessment inventory (L.A.I) & significant difference was NRI Sports Girls were good on the basis of the norms of life style assessment inventory (L.A.I.) & insignificant difference was found between the means of Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls. Incase of Stress Control Assessment, Indian Sports Girls students were excellent and NRI Sports Girls were average on the basis of the norms of life style assessment inventory (L.A.I.) & significant difference was found between the means of Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls. Incase of Intellectual Wellness Assessment, Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls were average on the basis of the norms of life style assessment inventory (L.A.I.) & significant difference was found between the means of Indian Sports Girls and NRI Sports Girls. Except emotional wellness assessment, in all the selected life-style assessment contents, Indian Sports Girls students proved to be superior to the NRI Sports Girls students. This might be due to the reasons that Indian Sports Girls regular participate in games and sports. Meditations that contribute to healthy life-style of the subjects as well as many practices of Yoga contribute to the spiritual development of the subject that leads to healthy life-style. Pranayama may be one of its best examples.

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How to cite this article:
Praveen Kumar Mishra. Life style assessment of Indian sports girls and NRI sports girls of Gujarat State: A comparative study. International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. 2016; 3(6): 65-68.
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