Volume : II, Issue : IX, September - 2013

Musculo Skeletal Fitness – Adolescent School Boys of South Indian States

Ramajayam. M, Prof. V. Gopinath

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Participation in physical activity effectively promotes long term weight loss in adolescents. Being physically active may also make energetic improve your mind and reduce the risk of developing some chronic diseases. Mechanization and automation communication and transport, computer usage and television viewing have reduced the need for vigorous occupations discourage involvement in recreational activity. Musculo skeletal fitness refers muscular strength, muscular endurance and flexibility. Musculo skeletal fitness is an important factor in ability to carry out everyday tasks and enjoyable life. To achieve this purpose (N=15000) subjects were selected from Tamil Nadu (TN), Karnataka (KA), Kerala (KL),Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Puducherry (PY). Each state (n=3000) various districts of each state and each age group (n=750). The age group of subjects was 13 to 16 years. Muscular strength assessed with push–ups and muscular endurance assessed with sit–ups and flexibility was assessed with sit and reach test. The collected data treated with ANOVA, if obtained Fratio is significant; scheffes post test was to used to know the paired mean difference. The level of significant fixed at 0.05. The result of the study shows that muscular strength PY boys 13yrs were better followed by KL, TN, KA and AP boys. 14 yrs AP boys better strength followed by KL, TN, AP and KA boys. 15 yrs PY boys better followed by KL, TN, AP and KA boys. 16 yrs KL boys were better strength followed by PY, TN, KA and AP boys. Muscular endurance of 13 yrs,14 yrs, 15 yrs and 16 yrs PY boys better muscular endurance followed by KA,KL,TN and AP boys. Flexibility better 13 yrs, 14 yrs, 15 yrs and 16 yrs KL boys followed KA, PY, TN and AP boys. The researcher suggests that schools may a key role, physical education teachers and parents also great responsibility to encourage and support participating physical activities. The resolve the problem requires combined efforts at the educational, societal, corporate and governmental levels

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PROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF OUTCOMES OF OPERATED SUBAXIAL CERVICAL SPINE INJURIES, Rahul Kumar Singh, Chhewang Topgia, Abhishek Pandey GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-9 | Issue-7 | July-2020


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