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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

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ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
A study of body image in university students: With reference to participation in sports and gender
Author(s): Dr. Neeta N Kashyap
Abstract:
Effect of participation in sports and gender was observed on body image of university students. In order to fulfil the objectives, 25 interuniversity male players (Ave. age 23.11 years) and 25 interuniversity female players (Ave age 22.32 years) were selected as sample. These players took part in various competitions for team and individual events. Another set of 25 male university students (Ave. age 24.12 years) and 25 female university students (Average age 25.16 years) were also selected as sample. To assess body image of the selected subjects, Modified Version of Self Assessment Questionnaire for Body Image, prepared by Agashe and Karkare (2008) was used. 2x2 Factorial ANOVA analysis revealed significant main effect of participation in sports and gender on body image of university study. The two factor interaction effect of participation in sports and gender on body image of university students was not found to be statistically significant. It was concluded that participation in sports and gender alone and not in interaction with each other unable to influence body image of university students.
Pages: 37-39  |  136 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Neeta N Kashyap. A study of body image in university students: With reference to participation in sports and gender. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2017; 2(2): 37-39.
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