2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
The study body mass index of the P.G science & arts male students of Bangalore University
Author(s): Punith R
The purpose of the study was to find out the body mass index of the P.G science & Arts male students of Bangalore University. Body mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight and Height. BMI is a reliable indicator of body fatness for people. BMI does not measure body fat directly, but research has shown that BMI correlates to direct measures of body fat, such as underwater weighing and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA). BMI can be considered an alternative and easy-to-perform method of screening for weight categories that may lead to health problems. The present study, total 240 students subject from P.G students of Bangalore University were randomly sleeted. Among 240 subjects, equally selected from 120 science male students and 120 arts male students, all were studying post-graduation in Bangalore University. The age of the subject ranged between 22-25 during the academic year 2017-18. To achieve the purpose of the study studio meter and weighting machine were used to collect the necessary date. The used instruments were tested and calibration was checked by research centre, Department of Physical Education, Bangalore University. Result: Arts male students are having better BMI than the science male students. Irrespective of Males, Arts students are having better in BMI than the science students.
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How to cite this article:
Punith R. The study body mass index of the P.G science & arts male students of Bangalore University. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):271-273.