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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

Impact Factor: RJIF 5.43

ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2017, Vol. 2, Issue 2
Cross-sectional comparisons of Physical fitness between the girls of government and private schools
Author(s): Gagandeep Singh, Dr. Sukhdev Singh and Harmandeep Singh
Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to assess the differences of physical fitness between girls of private and government schools of Amritsar district of Punjab. The sample included 381 purposively selected girls of various private and government schools. The tests were taken on some selected variables viz. speed, agility, coordination, balance, reaction time, handgrip strength, endurance, explosive power, flexibility, % body fat. The data was analyzed using Student’s independent t-test. The study found that government school girls performed better on the variable reaction time, handgrip strength and endurance whereas private school girls showed less % body fat than their counterparts. Meanwhile, no differences were seen on the variable speed, agility, coordination, balance, explosive power and flexibility.
Pages: 369-372  |  584 Views  19 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Gagandeep Singh, Dr. Sukhdev Singh, Harmandeep Singh. Cross-sectional comparisons of Physical fitness between the girls of government and private schools. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(2):369-372.
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