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2024, Vol. 9 Issue 1, Part D

A study of body composition between government and private school students of Chandigarh

AUTHOR(S): Thingnam Nandalal Singh, Wangkheimayum Geetarani Devi and Rustam Thingnam
ABSTRACT:
The objective of the study was to evaluate body composition (percentage of body fat) between government school and private school students of Chandigarh. Three site sub cutaneous-fat was measured on purposively selected 3040 students, in which 1520 are from government school (boys 760 and girls 760) and 1520 are from private school (boys 760 and girls 760). The age of the subject is delimited to 13 to 16 years. Skin fold caliper was used to measure skin fold thickness. The recorded data of three site sub-cutaneous fat, percentage body fat was calculated using body density three site formula and Siri equation (American College of Sport Medicine 9th Edition, 2013). Statistical application t-test was applied to analyze the data. No Significant difference was found between government and private school boys of Chandigarh on percentage body fat. Significant difference was found on percentage body fat between Government and Private school girls of Chandigarh, at 0.05 level of significant. It was concluded that private school girls is significantly higher than government school girls on the variable of percentage of body fat.
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International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
How to cite this article:
Thingnam Nandalal Singh, Wangkheimayum Geetarani Devi, Rustam Thingnam. A study of body composition between government and private school students of Chandigarh. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2024;9(1):256-258.
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