International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 11, Part B (2016)
Comparative study of health awareness among secondary school students in relation to their gender and locale
A healthy body works as a platform where other important qualities can spring. It is the health education that helps to keep one away from ailments. The health of individual is the concern of the community. The health awareness of child is very important from the point of his all round development. Mahatma Gandhi advocates that physical exercise is an important daily activity equivalent to taking of one’s meal by each individual. The 21st century may be treated as an age of rapid change in life styles of people. Science and Technology has developed very quickly to a great extent. Consequently human beings in general and adolescence in particular are greatly influenced by science and technology. Health education is essential for achieving healthy mind in a sound body. It assists in making the physical body strong and stout. It develops an integrated and well organized personality. It imp arts knowledge and information necessary for improving the overall condition of an individual so that life becomes meaningful, enjoyable and successful. Health education has an impact on the total development of individual. Adolescent boys and girls face severe emotional disturbances. They suffer from profound stresses and excessive strains. It is said that adolescences is a period of storm and stress. During adolescence there is vigorous growth in body and mind. Adolescent boys and girls require education and training for maintaining sound reproductive health.
How to cite this article:
Kashmir Singh. Comparative study of health awareness among secondary school students in relation to their gender and locale. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(11): 109-112.