Vol. 3, Issue 6 (2018)
A comparative study of physical fitness among urban & rural higher secondary boys: Time to reconsider sports policy
Author(s): Irshad Ahmad Wani, Waajid Mohi Ud Din
Abstract: Higher secondary students from urban & rural background have different fitness level & health conditions. Their socio economic background varies from urban to rural areas & THEIR learning skills also differ based on these health disparities. Studies are being conducted into the study of physical fitness among higher secondary going students but this paper addressed the issue linked with degrees of physical and mental development variation found in rural and urban higher secondary students at higher secondary level. The health issues of rural higher secondary boys is very discernible because most of the drop out in higher secondary are due to health issues combined with economic problems. This paper examine the health disparities among urban rural higher secondary boys and probe into the issues linked with rural environmental impact on health.