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ISSN: 2456-4419, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.18

International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences

2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part E

Analysis of selected cohort age non sportsmen in relation to their body composition and health related factors

AUTHOR(S): Pushkar Singh Adhikari, Pravin Kumar Sharma and Neena Rani
ABSTRACT:
Aim and Objective: The purpose of the study was to investigate the selected non sportsmen of 31-40 years age group, belonging to different occupational backgrounds for analyzing their physical, physiological and health related adaptations to age.
Method: The study was conducted on 150 subjects from northern plain region of India and was based on purposive sampling technique. Body composition, Physiological and health related data were collected by sophisticated body composition analyzer machine and by specially designed questionnaires, previously pretested and validated.
Results: For Fat percentage there is a significant difference between professionals and elementary group (MD =2.31), and service & sales and elementary group (MD=2.29); whereas no significant difference was computed between professionals and elementary group (MD = 0.02). For RMR: there is a significant difference between professionals and elementary group (MD = 80.20), and service & sales and elementary group (MD=140.02); whereas no significant difference was computed between professionals and elementary group (MD = 59.82).
For Medical Health: There is a significant difference between professionals and elementary group (MD = 0.90); whereas no significant difference was computed between professionals and service & sales group (MD = 0.36), and service & sales and elementary group (MD=0.54).
Conclusion: Fat Percentage: Elementary occupational have shown better fat percentage however professional and service & sales group have shown average 3.9 percentage more accumulated fat from the standard health recommendations.
RMR: Professionals and service & sales occupational have reported with higher side of fat accumulation i.e. approx. 3.9 percent. So it reveals that there is an imbalance of intake of diet with respect to existing RMR or total work done (total energy expenditure) which needs to be adjusted for good and healthy physique.
Medical Health: Professionals have been inflicted with lowest number of diseases and elementary occupations had inflicted with significantly highest number of diseases which gives an alarming state of their educative background, socio economic status and prevailing health service.
Pages: 260-264  |  386 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Pushkar Singh Adhikari, Pravin Kumar Sharma and Neena Rani. Analysis of selected cohort age non sportsmen in relation to their body composition and health related factors. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2018; 3(1): 260-264.
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