International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
A study on selected physical fitness components of rural and urban school going adolescent students
Author(s): Debasis Das
The main aim of this study was to find out the differences of selected physical fitness components between urban and rural school going adolescent students. 40 boys’ students have been selected for this study. Selected age group 14-18 was taken for this study. After completing the research, the researcher found that significance mean difference found between Urban and Rural school going adolescent boys. The researcher found that there are some components where rural students are showing good and there are some components where urban students are showing good results. The mean timing of urban school boys in 50 mt sprint is 8.25 sec. whereas the mean timing of rural boys is 7.04 sec. The mean timings of urban and rural students in shuttle run are 11 sec and 11.45 sec. The mean distances covered in standing broad jump by urban and rural students are 1.79 mt and 2.09 mt. Mean sit ups count of urban and rural boys are 34.15 and 30.05. From the above table the researcher found urban school boys are showing good results in shuttle run and bent knee sit ups. Whereas rural boys are showing good results in 50 mt sprint and standing broad jump.
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Debasis Das. A study on selected physical fitness components of rural and urban school going adolescent students. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2017; 2(2): 05-06.