"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A
Physical fitness of women worker involved in cashew nut factory in MeghalayaAuthor(s):
Swapnali Borah, Moonty BaruahAbstract:
Physical fitness and health have a symbiotic relationship and health of the working population denotes productivity of the nation and therefore knowledge of physical fitness and its application is of paramount importance. Selecting a representative sample of 40 women labour of cashew nut factory, and their physical fitness was assessed by employing physical characteristics and physical fitness tests. The mean Lean Body Mass, fat weight, VO2 max and BMI of women workers are 33.62 Kg, 11.58 Kg, 23.22 ml/kg x min and 19.46 respectively and 92.5 percent women worker belong to mesomorphic group. Physical fitness of 75% women fell in the low average category followed by 25% in the high average in case of both step test score and VO2 max. Average grip strength is 23.23 Kg. and average back strength is 39.95Kg.Pages: 13-16 | 950 Views 24 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Swapnali Borah, Moonty Baruah. Physical fitness of women worker involved in cashew nut factory in Meghalaya. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(1):13-16.