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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
Effect of participation in sports on body image of female college students
Author(s): Dr. Neeta N Kashyap
Abstract:
The aim of the present study was to compare body image of female collegiate students on the basis of their participation in sports. The sample consist of 50 female students (Average age 19.12 years) with participation in intercollegiate sports tournament and 50 female collegiate students (Average age 20.01 years) with no active involvement in sports. To assess body image of the selected subjects, Modified Version of Self Assessment Questionnaire for Body Image, prepared by Agashe and Karkare (2008) was used. A significant effect of participation in sports on body image of female collegiate students was obser. Female collegiate students with participation in sports had significantly superior body image as compared to female collegiate non-sportsperson. It was concluded that female collegiate sportspersons possesses more magnitude of body image as compared to female collegiate non-sportspersons.
Pages: 168-170  |  182 Views  1 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Neeta N Kashyap. Effect of participation in sports on body image of female college students. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(2):168-170.
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