International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2017, Vol. 2 Issue 2, Part C
A study of different physiological fitness components of laborers of East Delhi
AUTHOR(S): Deep Kumar and Dr. Pardeep Kumar
A study was conducted on labourers of east Delhi to assess the physiological fitness components. The totals of 40 subjects were taken from the age of 18 to 60. The subjects, who indulge in building construction, work for about 8 hours a day were considered. Four variables (BMI, BMR, VC, and WAIST-HIP RATIO) were considered to assess their physiological fitness. To find out the results descriptive, Pearson correlation and t-test were calculated. T-test was calculated for the comparison between two age groups of labourers to find out the mean difference. After calculation, it was found that BMI is significantly correlated with BMR and WAIST-HIP RATIO at 0.01 level of significance. VC also found significantly correlated with BMR at the 0.01 level. The BMI was found significantly correlated with VC at the level 0.05 level. Further, conclusion found that there were no measure differences between both age group’ variables values. It was also concluded that persons who indulge in vigorous physical activity or work, they have less chance to being obese and get ill.
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How to cite this article:
Deep Kumar, Dr. Pardeep Kumar. A study of different physiological fitness components of laborers of East Delhi. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2017;2(2):118-120.