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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 2, Part A

Status of physical activity levels among school teachers: A survey study


Author(s): Dr. Sarbjit Singh and Dr. Shaminder Singh

Abstract: The present study was designed to identify the level of physical activity among school teachers. A sample of three hundred (N=300) government (N=150) and private (N=150) school teachers from union territory of Chandigarh were selected as subjects for the present study, out of which one hundred and fifty (N=150) were male and one hundred and fifty (N=150) were female. International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) constructed by Craig et al. (2003 revised in 2005) was administered to obtain the information related to their physical activity status in the form of MET Minutes/Week. Descriptive statistics namely percentage and frequency were calculated to examine the status of physical activity among school teachers. Male and female school teachers were also compared on the variable physical activity while using the percentage. The results of the study revealed that less proportion of male school teachers were found to be physically inactive as compared to the female counterparts. Almost equal percentage of male and female school teachers had reported moderately active whereas more percentage of male school teachers was found to have reported high level of physical activity as compared to their female counterparts. Further, it has also been observed that 35% of male and female school teachers were found to be physically inactive, 51% moderately physically active and 14 % were found to be highly physically active.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Sarbjit Singh, Dr. Shaminder Singh. Status of physical activity levels among school teachers: A survey study. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(2):04-07.
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