2016, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part D
Comparative study on physical fitness between physical education students and general studentsAuthor(s):
Dr. Kalidas Karak, Tapas MandalAbstract: Background:
Fitness has a great significant in the lives of human beings from time immemorial. Total fitness looks at the overall individual, combining the absolute levels of physiological, psychological, social and cognitive fitness. The purpose of the study was to compare the Physical fitness between physical education students and general students (age group 17-20 years).
Materials & Methods: Total 60 subjects were taken for the study from S.B.S.S Mahavidyalaya, Goaltore, Paschim Medinipur, and West Bengal. To measure the Physical fitness AAPHER YOUTH FITNESS TEST BATTERY (1976) was used. The test items consisted in AAHPER YOUTH fitness test i.e pull ups for boys, bent knee sit ups, standing broad jump, shuttle run, 50 yards dash and 600 yards run and walk. To compare the physical fitness between physical education students and general students (age 17-20 years) the independent t-test was conducted at 0.05 level of significant.
Results & Discussion: The findings of the present study reveals that there were significant difference found in pull ups, sit ups, standing broad jump, shuttle run, 50 yards dash and 600 yards run and walk for knowing the Arm and shoulder Strength, Abdominal strength, Leg strength, Agility, Speed and Cardio-vascular Endurance respectively.
Conclusion: On the basis of the obtained result, it has been observed that Physical education students have more Arm and Shoulder strength, Abdominal strength, Explosive leg strength, Agility, Speed and Cardio-Vascular Endurance than General students for the involvement of games and sports and doing the various types of physical activities. Pages: 223-226 | 1414 Views 50 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Dr. Kalidas Karak, Tapas Mandal. Comparative study on physical fitness between physical education students and general students. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(1):223-226.