2018, Vol. 3, Issue 2
An assessment of selected obesity indicators between physically active perimenopausal and physically inactive postmenopausal women
Author(s): Shalini Menon and Vishan Singh Rathore
The aim of the study is to determine the selected obesity indicators between physically active perimenopausal and physically inactive postmenopausal women. A sample of 100 (50 physically active perimenopausal women and 50 physically inactive postmenopausal women) from various regions of Bilaspur and Raipur were taken as sample on the basis of stratified purposive random sampling. The age group of the subjects were ranged from 40 - 65 years. The selected various obesity indicators was assessed using Maltron Body Composition Analyser and Omron Body Fat Analyser. To compare the selected various obesity indicator variables between physically active and inactive women, Independent sample t-test was used. The level of significance was set at 0.05. It was concluded from the findings of the study that significant difference was obtained in Body Fat percentage, Body Mass Index, Total Body Water (The selected various obesity indicator variables) between active perimenopausal and inactive postmenopausal women (t=19.020, 9.014 and 13.691 respectively, p<0.05). It is seen that the mean scores of physically active perimenopausal women were lowest in Body Fat percentage, Body Mass Index and highest in Total Body Water when compared to physically inactive postmenopausal women.
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How to cite this article:
Shalini Menon, Vishan Singh Rathore. An assessment of selected obesity indicators between physically active perimenopausal and physically inactive postmenopausal women. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):302-305.