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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 2, Issue 9, Part A (2016)

A survey study on prevalence of hypo kinetic diseases and barriers in physical activity among college teachers

Author(s)
Subuhi Nishad, Dr. Reeta Venugopal and Dr. Priyamvada Srivastava
Abstract
The main objective of the study was to find out percentage of the teachers suffering from hypo kinetic diseases viz high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity. The other objective was to find out barriers of physical activity and the relatedness between the different responses and gender. Sample of the study counts 520 teachers (254 male & 266 female) from different colleges of Chhattisgarh. It is found that high percentage (37.11%), of teachers suffer from high blood pressure. The result of the study further indicated that personal barriers in physical activity accounts for 14-23% whereas environmental facility seems to be greater barriers, as the percentage of responses for various aspects of this category ranged from 19 – 60%. Hence it is concluded that external factors are the main barriers of physical activity.
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How to cite this article:
Subuhi Nishad, Dr. Reeta Venugopal, Dr. Priyamvada Srivastava. A survey study on prevalence of hypo kinetic diseases and barriers in physical activity among college teachers. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(9):15-17.
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