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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 1, Part D

Correlation of blood pressure and physical activity among teachers in ISRA University


Author(s): Dr. Muhammad Zubair Khan, Dr Muhammad Ali Rizvi, Dr. Shujjaat Hussain Memon and Dr. Kanwal Lalwani

Abstract:
Background: High blood pressure or hypertension, often referred to as the ‘silent killer’, is typically asymptomatic – meaning no symptoms are shown. Some people with high blood pressure will experience symptoms, including chest pain, dizziness, headaches, shortness of breath, palpitations, and heart and nose bleeds. The first step to preventing and managing high blood pressure is to understand high blood pressure, its causes, effects, and long-term consequences.
Objective: To compare the blood pressure and physical activity among teachers of Isra university in Hyderabad.
Methodology: A cross sectional study was performed on 1075 teachers, randomly selected male and females from different department of Isra University Hyderabad. This study held from July 2020 to December 2020.
Results: 1075 teachers fill the questionnaire. The prevalence of hypertension among teachers in total population was 40%.
Conclusion: It is concluded from the study that prevalence of hypertension was high among teachers but no correlation was found between blood pressure and physical activity of participants.


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How to cite this article:
Dr. Muhammad Zubair Khan, Dr Muhammad Ali Rizvi, Dr. Shujjaat Hussain Memon, Dr. Kanwal Lalwani. Correlation of blood pressure and physical activity among teachers in ISRA University. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(1):223-227.
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