Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)
Effect of application of fitness app on body composition parameters of physical activity among sedentary people from Barrackpore city in West Bengal
Author(s): Dr. Mahesh Deshpande, Md. Lokman Saikh
Abstract: This research aimed at studying the effect of Google fit app on the body composition components of sedentary peoples and to compare the pre-test and post-test scores of the subjects participating in the experimental study. A group of 20 sedentary peoples were selected from the Barrackpore City W.B. West Bengal where the city was selected using non-probable technique and the subjects were selected by applying snowball sampling method. Three fitness tests along with two paper pencil tests were conducted pre and post fitness app programme for 14thweeks. Descriptive analysis was done for fitness variables viz body composition parameters. To determine the difference between pre-test and post-test, paired sample ‘t’ test, was used. There was a positive effect found between pre-test and post-test. There was significant effect found in all most all variables tested at the end of the experiment. It was also found that subject’s body composition parameters improved with the help of physical activity programme using fitness app.