Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2017)
A survey of physical fitness on school children in Amravati District
Author(s): Dr. Hemantraj J Kaware
Abstract: The purpose of the study was find out the physical fitness of school children in Amravati District. For the Present study source of data was taken from different Academic coaching classes of Amravati town. Researcher conducted AAHPERD youth physical fitness test on 400 subjects of secondary school boys from different Academic coaching classes of Amravati town. The 400 subjects were selected by purposive sampling method. The criterion measures adopted for the study measuring the physical fitness components are given below. To measure the physical fitness AAPHER Physical Fitness Test was conducted with its six test items. The required data for the present research was collected in one phases. In phase physical fitness test through (AAHPERD) was conducted and the data was collected. The data collected on 400-boys subjects on physical fitness were analyzed by Percentage-wise data analysis was computed to assess the status of physical fitness of the students belonging to different Academic coaching classes of Amravati town. Therefore separate tables and graphs have been presented for each variable as follows. Result: The muscular strength (dynamic) and muscular endurance of arm and shoulders, muscular strength and endurance (trunk), speed and agility, explosive strength of legs, speed of lower extremities and explosive strength and cardio-vascular endurance it is concluded that the physical fitness of school boys is poor and need to give attention to improve their physical health of students.