International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
Correlation between BMI and disordered eating attitude among male University students
Author(s): Dr. Amandeep Singh
This study was aimed to find out the relationship between BMI and Disordered eating attitude among male University students. A total of 71 male students participated in the study. They were tested for their height and weight and filled a questionnaire of Disordered Eating Attitude. BMI was computed with the height and weight data using the standard formula. Spearman’s non parametric correlation of coefficient was applied to observe the relationship between the variables. Only one subscale “Feeling towards eating” showed correlation with BMI. The observed coefficient was weak and negative. However, rest of the parameters including overall score was not found to be correlated with BMI.
Pages: 1020-1022 | 178 Views 6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Amandeep Singh. Correlation between BMI and disordered eating attitude among male University students. International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education. 2018; 3(2): 1020-1022.