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Physical Activity level among Medical Education Students

Author Affiliations

  • 1College of Physiotherapy, Mother Theresa PG & Research Institute of Health Sciences, Government. of Puducherry, India
  • 2Vels University, Chennai, India

Int. Res. J. Medical Sci., Volume 4, Issue (9), Pages 17-19, September,28 (2016)

Abstract

Obesity is a major Non Communicable Disease (NCD), with physical activity as an important factor influencing it. Objectives include finding out body mass index and finding out the level of Physical activity using Saltin Grim by Physical Activity Level Scale (SGPALS) among 182 students. The findings indicated that level of Physical activity was low among the subjects and there was a weak correlation between BMI and Physical activity level.

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