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Analytical Study of Body Mass Index and selected Physical fitness Variables between Active and Inactive School going

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Physical Education, Punjabi University, Patiala, INDIA

Res. J. of Physical Education Sci., Volume 3, Issue (7), Pages 4-7, July,23 (2015)


The purpose of the study was in relation to active and inactive students where the body mass index and selected physical fitness variables were analyze. A total of 50 girl students 25 active and 25 inactive school going girl students which were selected from the St. Lawrence Public School of Samna in Patiala (Punjab) India. They were not given any physical training before taking body mass index and physical variables fitness test. After the selection of 50 girl students who had their age ranging from 12-15 years studying in different classes i.e. 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th they were administered tests on selected criterion variables. In the beginning of data collection demographic profiles of all the selected samples were filled out he selected Physical Fitness and body mass index variables were speed, agility, strength (grip, leg and back strength) and body mass index. Which were tested on active and inactive school going girl students? The data was analyzed by applying‘t’ test. The results of these body mass index and selected physical fitness variables leads to the insignificant difference between active and inactive school going girl students at 0.05 level of significance.


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