2019, Vol. 4, Issue 2
Effect of application of fitness app on intrinsic motivation of physical activity among sedentary people from Barrackpore city in West Bengal
Author(s): Md Lokman Saikh and Dr. Mahesh Deshpande
This research aimed at studying the effect of Google fit app on the Intrinsic Motivation and fitness of sedentary peoples and to compare the pre-test and post-test scores of the subjects participating in the experimental study. A group of 20 sedentary peoples were selected from the Barrackpore City W.B. West Bengal where the city was selected using non-probable technique and the subjects were selected by applying snowball sampling method. One fitness tests along with one paper pencil test were conducted pre and post fitness app programme for 14th weeks. Descriptive analysis was done for fitness variable viz cardiovascular endurance paper pencil test viz Intrinsic Motivation. To determine the difference between pre-test and post-test, paired sample ‘t’ test, was used. There was a positive effect found between pre-test and post-test. There was significant effect found in all most all variables tested. At the end of the experiment, one paper pencil test was given to the subjects for assessing their intrinsic motivation. It was also found that subject’s cardiovascular endurance and intrinsic motivation improved with the help of physical activity programme using fitness app.
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How to cite this article:
Md Lokman Saikh, Dr. Mahesh Deshpande. Effect of application of fitness app on intrinsic motivation of physical activity among sedentary people from Barrackpore city in West Bengal. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2019;4(2):365-370.