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International Journal of Sports, Health and Physical Education

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part B (2023)

A comparative study on BMI and physical fitness between physical education and non-physical education students of Mangalore University

Author(s):

Sharath N and Sushmitha P

Abstract:

The purpose of the study was to find out the comparative analysis of selected BMI and physical fitness (explosive power, agility, flexibility, and speed) between physical education and nonphysical education students. The study has been conducted on 60female students. The subjects were selected from Mangalore university students. The age of the subjects ranged between 18-24 years. The study was conducted on selected BMI and physical fitness abilities (explosive power, agility, flexibility, and speed). The data was collected through 50 meters dash for speed, sit and reach for flexibility, standing broad jump for explosive power, shuttle run for agility BMI for body composition. To find out significant difference among the group independent ‘t’-test was used with the help of SPSS software. The level significance chosen was 0.05. After the analysis, it was revealed that there was significant difference obtained on speed between the two groups. Whereas, no significant differences were found BMI, less than nonphysical education students of Mangalore university. Physical education had more explosive power, agility, flexibility, and speed as compare and nonphysical education students of Mangalore University.

Pages: 100-105  |  382 Views  126 Downloads


International Journal of Sports, Health and Physical Education
How to cite this article:
Sharath N and Sushmitha P. A comparative study on BMI and physical fitness between physical education and non-physical education students of Mangalore University. Int. J. Sports Health Phys. Educ. 2023;5(1):100-105. DOI: 10.33545/26647559.2023.v5.i1b.63
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