Gender Difference in Physical Performance tests with in the Individual with Normal body Mass Index

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Information:
      Prof.(Dr) R.K. Sharma
    • Publication Date:
      2018
    • Abstract:
      BackgroundHealth-related physical fitness (HRPF) is considered to be an indirect marker of a person's health and wellbeing reflecting the interplay and integration of many persons’ systems and body functions (musculoskeletal, cardio respiratory, hemato-circulatory, psycho neurological and body composition). Und erstanding the relationship between BMI and HRPF, measured by valid and reliable tests, will provide key information to aid the design of strategies to reduce the prevalence of cardio metabolic risk factors among children and adolescents. PurposeThe purpose of the study is to compare the gender difference in physical performance tests within the individuals with normal body mass index. MethodThe data needed for study is collected from Acharya college students and the research approach adopted is one time study. The research approach includes collection of data from 80 students on the basis of inclusion and exclusion criteria. ResultsResults show a significant difference in the physical performance test performed by male and female students. Male students performed better than female students on the basis of time with normal BMI. ConclusionThe present study shows that males took less time to perform the physical fitness test when compared to female irrespective of normal BMI.
    • Author Affiliations:
      1Asst. Prof, Acharya Institute of Health Sciences, College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, Karnataka
      2Principal, Acharya Institute of Health Sciences, College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, Karnataka
      3Final year BPT Student, Acharya Institute of Health Sciences, College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, Karnataka
    • ISSN:
      0973-5666
      0973-5674
    • Accession Number:
      diva.ijpot.12.1.007
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      KALAISELVI, K.; MAHENDRAN, P.; DEBNATH, B. Gender Difference in Physical Performance tests with in the Individual with Normal body Mass Index. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, [s. l.], v. 12, n. 1, p. 35–40, 2018. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsijc&AN=diva.ijpot.12.1.007&custid=s6224580. Acesso em: 13 jul. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Kalaiselvi K, Mahendran P, Debnath B. Gender Difference in Physical Performance tests with in the Individual with Normal body Mass Index. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal. 2018;12(1):35-40. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsijc&AN=diva.ijpot.12.1.007&custid=s6224580. Accessed July 13, 2020.
    • AMA11:
      Kalaiselvi K, Mahendran P, Debnath B. Gender Difference in Physical Performance tests with in the Individual with Normal body Mass Index. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal. 2018;12(1):35-40. Accessed July 13, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsijc&AN=diva.ijpot.12.1.007&custid=s6224580
    • APA:
      Kalaiselvi, K., Mahendran, P., & Debnath, B. (2018). Gender Difference in Physical Performance tests with in the Individual with Normal body Mass Index. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 12(1), 35–40.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Kalaiselvi, K, P Mahendran, and Biswajit Debnath. 2018. “Gender Difference in Physical Performance Tests with in the Individual with Normal Body Mass Index.” Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal 12 (1): 35–40. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsijc&AN=diva.ijpot.12.1.007&custid=s6224580.
    • Harvard:
      Kalaiselvi, K., Mahendran, P. and Debnath, B. (2018) ‘Gender Difference in Physical Performance tests with in the Individual with Normal body Mass Index’, Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 12(1), pp. 35–40. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsijc&AN=diva.ijpot.12.1.007&custid=s6224580 (Accessed: 13 July 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Kalaiselvi, K, Mahendran, P & Debnath, B 2018, ‘Gender Difference in Physical Performance tests with in the Individual with Normal body Mass Index’, Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 35–40, viewed 13 July 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Kalaiselvi, K., et al. “Gender Difference in Physical Performance Tests with in the Individual with Normal Body Mass Index.” Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, vol. 12, no. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 35–40. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsijc&AN=diva.ijpot.12.1.007&custid=s6224580.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Kalaiselvi, K, P Mahendran, and Biswajit Debnath. “Gender Difference in Physical Performance Tests with in the Individual with Normal Body Mass Index.” Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal 12, no. 1 (January 1, 2018): 35–40. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsijc&AN=diva.ijpot.12.1.007&custid=s6224580.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Kalaiselvi K, Mahendran P, Debnath B. Gender Difference in Physical Performance tests with in the Individual with Normal body Mass Index. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal [Internet]. 2018 Jan 1 [cited 2020 Jul 13];12(1):35–40. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsijc&AN=diva.ijpot.12.1.007&custid=s6224580