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ERIC Number: EJ1050384
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jan-10
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
The Relationship between Physical Activity Level, Body Mass Index, and Body Fat Percentages in Urban and Rural Elementary School Students
Orhan, Özlem
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n1 p69-74 Jan 2015
The purpose of this study is to compare the physical activity levels, physical activity types, Body Mass Index (BMI) and body fat percentage (BF%) values of elementary school students living in rural and urban. Body height (BH), body weight (BW), BF% and BMI data were measured. Physical activity questionnaire was conducted to determine the activity types and daily activity habits of the subjects. As a result of the study it was seen that the rural student were more active and fit than urban. In this study swimming was not preferred in either urban or rural areas. Team sports are most popular physical activity in our country.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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