Impact of Fitness Applications on Level of Physical Activity And Body Composition Among Students

  • Dr. Dadasaheb Dhengale Dhengale Department of Physical Education Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune.
  • Mr. Ashish Dayanand Naik
Keywords: Fitness App, level of physical activity and Body composition

Abstract

The physical activity level (PAL) is a way to express a person's daily physical activity as a number and is used to estimate a person's total energy expenditure. Body composition is the proportion of fat and non-fat mass in your body. The purpose of this study is to find the effect of fitness apps on the level of physical activity and body Composition among students from Savitribai Phule Pune University. This study was carried out on 100 students 50 in the control and 50 in the experimental group. Data were collected by using the Physical activity index questionnaire and body composition excel sheet formula in the form of google Form. Analysis of data was Quantitative, independent sample t-test was computed to find the effect of the Use of fitness app on level of physical activity and body composition among students of Savitribai Phule Pune University. In the case of Level of Physical Activity, the calculated t value is 1.775 which is not significant at 0.05 level of significance. (P=0.080) similarly, for Body composition, the calculated t value is 1.973 which is not significant at 0.05 level of significance (P=0.54). All the statistical analysis was done by SPSS version 19. The findings of this study indicated that there is no significant effect of fitness apps on the level of physical activity and body composition among students.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

Alshammari, S. (Mar 04, 2019). Examining The Amount Of Physical Activity And Sedentary Behavior Among Adolescents In Al-Jahra City, Kuwait.

Benson, E. (Mar 03, 2019). Physical Activity as A Mediator of The Relationship Between SelfEfficacy and Body Mass Index In A Non-Clinical Sample Of Children. Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/pqdtglobal/docview/3049 18688/93B810C9BE03462FPQ/11?accountid=61368

Dallinga, M. M.-D. (2015). App use, physical activity and healthy lifestyle: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. Retrieved from https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/ articles/10.1186/s12889-015-2165-8

Daniel B., D. Y.-M. (2019). The Effect of Smartphone Apps Versus Supervised Exercise on Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Body Composition Among Individuals with Mild-to-Moderate Mobility Disability: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR MiHealth Uhealth. Derived on 01/01/2020 from https://pubmed.ncbi.nim.nih.gov/32014847/

Deshpande, M., & Shaik, L. (July 2019). Effect of application of fitness app on body composition parameters of physical activity among. International Journal of Yoga, Physiotherapy and Physical Education, 91-96.

Kratzke, C., & Cox, C. (2012). Smartphone Technology and Apps Rapidly Changing Health Promotion. International Electronic Journal of Health Education., 72-82.

Robert H. DuRant, T. B. (1994). The Relationship Among Television Watching, Physical Activity, and Body Composition of Young Children. Pediatrics October, 449-455.

Romea, A. E. (Aug 28, 2018.). Can Smartphone Apps Increase Physical Activity? Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JMIRpublication. Retrieved from https://www.jmir.org/2019/3/e12053/

SAS-NOWOSIELSKI, M. N. (n.d.). Mobile fitness app usage among fitness centers attenders. Scientific Review of Physical Culture.

Singh Mandeep; Evaluation And Improvement Of Sports Techniques Through Biomechanical Updated Analyzing Technology; University News, Journal of Higher Education Association of Indian Universities; Vol.48 No.05, Feb 01-07, 2010,pp.54-57

Singh Mandeep; Analysis Of Set Shot In Basketball In Relation With The Time To Perform The Course And Displacement Of Center Of Gravity; American Journal of Sports Science-USA; Vol.2 No.5. Article: http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/paperinfo?journalid=155&doi=10.11648/j.ajss.20140205.13

Singh Mandeep; A Study Of Aggression Among Adolloscent National Players In Relation To Sex, Famly And Ordinal Position; Journal of Sports, Physical Education Allied and Alternative Sciences; Vol.01 No.01 July2010,pp 50-55

Satyanarayana,P.T.,S. C. (2020). Walk with mobile app to fight depression: An interventional study. International Journel of Health and Allied Sciences, 122-126.

Descriptive Statistics of level of physical activity and body composition among students
Published
2022-04-07
How to Cite
Dhengale, D. D. D., & Mr. Ashish Dayanand Naik. (2022). Impact of Fitness Applications on Level of Physical Activity And Body Composition Among Students . INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH PEDAGOGY AND TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION AND MOVEMENT SCIENCES, 11(2), 8-11. Retrieved from https://ijems.net/index.php/ijem/article/view/213
Section
Research Articles