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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

2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
An exploratory study of prevalence of body composition among male employees of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra
Author(s): Chetan Sharma
Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to compare the body composition variables of Male employees of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra at different level of categories. Total 300 Male employees were recruited as a sample 100 each from teaching, non-teaching and class-D employees further 150 Male employees were selected randomly from three different categories (50 each from teaching, non-teaching and class-D Male employees).The data was obtained from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. The body composition variables (Body mass index (BMI), Basal Metabolic rate (BMR), Skeletal Muscle %) of Male employees were measured with the help of bio electrical impedance machine. With regard to this purpose of the study statistical techniques of F-test, ANOVA and Post Hoc test was applied to find out mean differences. Level of significance was fixed at 0.05.The study revealed that selected Body composition variables that were Basal metabolic rate and skeletal muscle have significant differences among teaching, non-teaching and class-d employees of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. But insignificant differences were found for Body mass index among all the three categories.
Pages: 525-528  |  221 Views  5 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Chetan Sharma. An exploratory study of prevalence of body composition among male employees of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):525-528.
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