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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

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Examining the association between parenting styles and physical activity levels in male adolescents
Author(s): Rajwinder Kaur
Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to examine the association of different parenting styles with the physical activity levels of male adolescents. The subjects were recruited from the various schools of three districts of Punjab viz. Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur. Sample consisted of 388 male students. The age group of the subjects was 13 to 18 years. Parenting style questionnaire was filled by parents and physical activity questionnaire by students. Relationships between the variables were examined by using Spearman’s correlation. Results revealed that no significant correlation of authoritative and authoritarian parenting styles with physical activity level was observed. Meanwhile, permissive parenting style was negatively correlated with physical activity level (p<0.05).
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How to cite this article:
Rajwinder Kaur. Examining the association between parenting styles and physical activity levels in male adolescents. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):2195-2197.
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