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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2016, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part A

The relationship of BMI and fat percentage with blood pressure of physical education students


Author(s): Dr. Tilak Raj Meena

Abstract: Purpose: The main purpose of the study was to find a possible relationship between obesity Indicators and blood pressure of male Physical Education students.
Methodology: The study was conducted on 40 male Physical Education students, and age ranged from 20 to 25 years who were selected from the department of Physical Education of G.G.V Bilaspur. Selected variables for the study were body mass index (BMI), Fat percentage and systolic & diastolic blood pressure. The statistical technique, descriptive statistics and the Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation were used, the data analyzed with the help of SPSS (16.0 version) software and the level of significance was set at 0.05 level of confidence.
Result: There exists a significant relationship between SBP and BMI (r = .571, p<0.05), Fat % (r = 0.412, p<0.05), other hand DBP have also significant relationship with BMI (r = 0.484, p<0.05) and Fat % (r = 0.436, p<0.05).


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Dr. Tilak Raj Meena. The relationship of BMI and fat percentage with blood pressure of physical education students. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2016;3(4):10-12.
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