A study on health related physical fitness level of students studying in Hassan city
AUTHOR(S): Lakshmeesha BN and Shivamurthy A
Humans are social animals in nature and it is a social order which pave the way to the individual to lead a happy life in the society, this was the famous quote of Greek philosopher Aristotle. Man can’t live alone; he must comply with certain natural indispensable wants in order to continue to exist. Children rely on their parents and others for their existence and development. The word ‘Society’ connotes relationship of social beings, correlate their nature by building and rebuild a bond which points in the right direction and supervise their good comportment in inestimable ways. Education is commonly assessed as the base of society which leads to financial growth, social accomplishment and political consultancy.
Health-related fitness may be helpful in maintaining fitness in daily life. Health-related fitness is theoretically identified as a multidimensional construct containing the components cardio-respiratory endurance, muscle strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition. The purpose of the study will be to examine the impact of Pre-University education system on Health Related physical fitness of adolescents. The data will be collected from the same subjects during 10th standard, and at the end of midterm examination in I PUC (Pre-University Course). Hence it may be concluded that all four physical fitness components of study are significantly different when they measured in SSLC (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) and after six months from SSLC. From the means observed in table we may conclude that, flexibility, push-ups and curls significantly reduced from SSLC to after six months from SSLC. Body Mass Index is significantly increased form SSLC to after six months from SSLC.