2019, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Socio-economic analysis on health status of school going children in Jammu district
Author(s): S Paramjit Singh, Dr. Amandeep Singh and Vikesh Kumar
The purpose of current study was to ascertain the different level of socioeconomic status on selected health related physical fitness of Jammu district school-going students. Total 90 boys’ students (n=90) had been selected for current study from different government schools of Jammu district, their age ranged between 14-18 yrs. All the subjects were intimated about the procedure and methodology of the study and they were agreed to participate in this study. The subjects were gone through different physical fitness test. The subjects were assessed on socioeconomic status by using scale prepared by Dr. Meenakshi which is standard questionnaire, cardiovascular endurance assessed by nine-minute run/walk test, Muscular strength by leg dynamometer flexibility by sit and reach test, muscular endurance by bend sit ups. ANOVA test was used to find the differences among three socio-economic groups. To test the hypothesis, the level of significance was set at 0.05. The results revealed that physical fitness varies in different social groups and higher social economic group and medium social economic group have better physical fitness than low social economic group.
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How to cite this article:
S Paramjit Singh, Dr. Amandeep Singh, Vikesh Kumar. Socio-economic analysis on health status of school going children in Jammu district. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(1):2162-2165.