A Comparative Study on Selected Physical Fitness Components Between Bangladeshi Primary School Going Boys and Girls

International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports

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Title A Comparative Study on Selected Physical Fitness Components Between Bangladeshi Primary School Going Boys and Girls
 
Creator Mondal, Shekhar
Bandyopadhyay, Sagarika
 
Description The purpose of this study was to compare the selected health related physical fitness components between Bangladeshi primary school going boys and girls aged 7 to 9 years old. The study was conducted on 148 boys and 156 girls for the comparison of selected health related physical fitness variables. The selected variables for the study were flexibility (sit and reach test) lower body explosive strength (standing broad jump), upper body strength endurance (flex arm hang) and cardiovascular endurance (Reduced cooper test). Ttest was used to find out the significant difference among different disciplines. It was concluded that there was significant differences between Bangladeshi boys and girls in flexibility (sit and reach test), lower body explosive strength (standing broad jump) and upper body strength endurance (flex arm hang).The significance difference was not found on cardiovascular endurance variable. Bangladeshi girls have better flexibility than boys but boys have better lower body explosive strength, upper body strength endurance and cardiovascular endurance than girls.
 
Publisher Eleyon
 
Date 2016-03-30
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijpefs.com/index.php/ijpefs/article/view/166
10.26524/1612
 
Source International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports; Vol 5 No 1 (2016): Volume 5, Issue 1, Year 2016; 6-11
2457-0753
2277-5447
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijpefs.com/index.php/ijpefs/article/view/166/163
 

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