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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
Comparison of leisure time activities and BMI between government and private school students
Author(s): Jaswinder Kaur and Neeraj Malik
Abstract:
Introduction: Physical inactivity and reduced physical fitness contribute to the rising burden of chronic diseases in India keeping this in view the present study was planned with the aim to find out the differences on BMI and Leisure time activity.
Method: The total sample consisted of Two thousand Two Hundred and Ten (N=2210) subjects, which include Eight hundred five (N=805) Government and Fourteen hundred five (N=1405) All the subjects for the present study were selected by using random sampling technique.
Results: The results revealed significant differences across the sample except moderate weekly activities. The results of this study indicated that increased Physical activities during leisure time leads to greater overall participation by school children in structured physical activity and more physical activity overall.
Conclusion: We can concluded that increased Physical activities during leisure time leads to greater overall participation by school children in structured physical activity. In today’s lifestyle it is very important to involve the youth in physical activities during their leisure time.
Pages: 252-254  |  140 Views  6 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Jaswinder Kaur, Neeraj Malik. Comparison of leisure time activities and BMI between government and private school students. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):252-254.
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