Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2017)
A comparative study of physical fitness awareness among the male students of Bharati Vidyapeeth University medical colleges and engineering colleges
Author(s): Anil Kumar Bajpaee, Gaurav Kumar, Bhavya Bharati
Abstract: Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities. But if you want to get anything then the first condition is awareness. The aim of the study was to find out the physical fitness awareness among the male students of Engineering colleges and Medical colleges of Bharati Vidyapeeth University. Two groups was made viz, B.V.U Engineering college male students and B.V.U Medical college male students. For the purpose of this study 101 male students from B.V.U. Engineering colleges and 79 male students from B.V.U. Medical Colleges were selected as subject, the age of the subjects was ranging from 17 to 25 years. Their awareness of Physical Fitness was tested with the help of Mayoclinic’s Fitness Quiz (Physical fitness awareness paper pencil test). All the responses were then converted into scores with the help of scoring guidelines. T-test was used to compare the result. The level of significant was set at a 0.05 level. Significant differences were found between male Students from B.V.U. Medical colleges and B.V.U. Engineering colleges. The male students of Medical colleges had better knowledge level about Physical Fitness Awareness in compare to the male students of Engineering colleges from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, who are in age between 17-25 years.