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International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education
ISSN: 2456-0057

International Journal of Physiology, Nutrition and Physical Education

2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2
Analysis of BMI and motor skills among children aged 6-8 years
Author(s): M Raseetha and Dr. S Sethu
Abstract:
The purpose of the study was to analyze the BMI and Motor Skills among school Children. For this purpose, forty (n=40) school children were selected from Vivekananda Vidyashram Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Vannarpettai, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India during the academic year 2017 - 2018. The subjects’ age ranged between 6 to 8 years. The BMI and motor skill variables such as Running ability, Jumping ability and Hopping ability were selected for this study. The selected motor skill variables were assessed by using the standardized test manual (TGMD-2). The collected data on the selected variables were treated with descriptive statistics and simple correlation at 0.05 level of confidence. The results of the study indicate that the children had significant relationship in Motor skills such as Jumping ability and Hopping ability when compared with BMI and also that the children had no significant relationship in Motor skill such as running ability when compare with BMI.
Pages: 220-222  |  327 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
M Raseetha, Dr. S Sethu. Analysis of BMI and motor skills among children aged 6-8 years. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(2):220-222.
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