2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Analysis of health related physical fitness of school students in Kollam district
Author(s): Gokul U and Dr Jayasingh Albert Chandrasekar
Today there is a growing emphasis on looking good, feeling good and leaving longer increasingly scientific evidence tells us that one of the keys to achieving these ideas is fitness and exercises. Getting moving is a challenge because today physical activity is less a part of our daily lives. there are few jobs that require physical exertion we have become a mechanically mobile society relying on machines rather than muscle to get around. in addition, we have become a nation of observers with more people (including children) spending their leisure time pursuing just that leisure consequently, statistics show that obesity and overweight the problems that come with high blood pressure diabetes, cardiac arrest etc are on the rise. but statistics also show that preventive medicine pays off so one should not wait until doctor gives an ultimatum. The purpose of the study was to analyze the health related physical fitness of school students in Kollam District. The participants of the study were total of 150 students (75 boys and 75 girls) randomly selected from government aided and private sectors schools in Kollam district.
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How to cite this article:
Gokul U, Dr Jayasingh Albert Chandrasekar. Analysis of health related physical fitness of school students in Kollam district. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):1485-1491.