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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 2, Part N

Level of physical activity in college going students in Delhi

AUTHOR(S): Richa Hirendra Rai, Mohd. Asif, Jyoti Kataria and Priyanka Sharma
ABSTRACT:
Background: Assessing the level of physical activity in students is an important issue as the youth of today represent the well being of the future society at large.
Methodology: The study was conducted by using IPAQ short Form with additional data retrieved for Age and BMI. It comprised of 200 males and females, mean age of 19.73 ± 0.87 years, including 27% males and 73% females. The questionnaire used in the survey was the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ).
Results: The activity level was found to be moderate among the students with an average 2230 MET-mint/week. Further, there was an overall lower level of physical activity in males compared to females. What was positive about the studied samples was that the college going students showed an average score of 2 ie moderately active lifestyle and the average BMI of the students was in the normal ranges.
Conclusion: The activity level was found to be moderate among the students of Delhi.
Pages: 829-832  |  239 Views  11 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Richa Hirendra Rai, Mohd. Asif, Jyoti Kataria and Priyanka Sharma. Level of physical activity in college going students in Delhi. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2018; 3(2): 829-832.
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