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2023, Vol. 10, Issue 4, Part E

Comparison of selected health-related physical fitness of rural and urban school students in Pune city


Author(s): Rexsona Khatun and TC Tungshilwar Maring

Abstract:
The present study is an attempt to compare the health-related physical fitness of rural and urban area school students of Pune City. The present study was conducted on N= 60 school students further divided into n=30 urban and n=30 rural school children of Pune city. The boy students were 13-15 years old and randomly selected as a sample for this study. To measure the “health-related physical fitness” namely Explosive strength, Muscular endurance, Flexibility, and Cardiovascular efficiency were measured by conducting Standing broad jump, Bend knee sit-ups test, Sit and reach test, and the step test used respectively. Independent‘t’ was used as a statistical tool. The mean of 30 rural boys’ students was 160±18.69, 14.9±3.78, 29.53±6.16 and 203.9±8.12 respectively whereas; the mean of urban boys’ students was 139±12.23, 19.50±4.02, 26.36±7.04 and 209.10±4.03 respectively. The mean difference was 21.33, -4.59, 3.16, and -5.16 respectively. The calculated ‘t’ values were 5.24, 4.55, 1.85, and -3.04 respectively. The results of the study showed that there were statistically significant differences were observed in selected variables as well as rural students had better mean values in selected health-related physical fitness variables.

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How to cite this article:
Rexsona Khatun, TC Tungshilwar Maring. Comparison of selected health-related physical fitness of rural and urban school students in Pune city. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2023;10(4):341-343.

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