Cardio-Respiratory Fitness and Body Mass Index in Young Male Adults of Hilly and Backward AreaJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.5, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2016-10-05
Authors : Vikesh Kumar;
Page : 561-563
Keywords : cardiovascular; Body Mass Index; type-2 diabetes;
Being obese is major hazard for variety of chronic ailments such as type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and certain cancers. The study aimed at determining the relationship between BMI and cardiovascular fitness levels of school going students of hilly and backward area. For the purpose of study total 30 male students of Govt. higher secondary school, Rabta, Jammu and Kashmir were selected, the age group ranged between 17 to 21 years. All the subjects were physically active. The BMI (body mass index) and YMCA 3-Minute Step Test was used to collect data for this study. Pearson`s correlation analyses were used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 alpha level of significance.
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