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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Assessment of eating disorders among research scholars
Author(s): Sanjay
Abstract:
The objective of the study was to determine eating disorders among male and female Research Scholars of Physical Education Department, Panjab University Chandigarh. The study has been conducted on a sample of 20 research scholars out of which 10 were male and 10 were female research scholars of Physical Education Department, Panjab University Chandigarh. Their age ranged from 25 to 32 years.The convenience sampling technique was used to select subjects for this study.
Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-26) (Garner et al. 1982) the mostly used standardized tool to measure eating disorders. To compare the male and female Research Scholars on eating behavior and its sub domains namely bulimia, dieting and oral control. Descriptive statistics was computed to evaluate the eating behavior among male and female Research Scholars. The t-test was employed. The level of significance was set at 0.05. It has been observed from the findings that male and female research scholars had shown no significant differences in dieting, oral control, bulimia as well as eating attitudes as a whole men exhibited overeating as comparative to women. As women are more conscious about their diets.
Pages: 125-127  |  698 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sanjay. Assessment of eating disorders among research scholars. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):125-127.
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