Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2014

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Association between physical fitness and academic performance among schooler at Sri Raghavendra Metric Higher Secondary School, Kumarapalayam, Namakkal District



Address:   Shobhita K. Das1, G. Maheswari2
1Msc.Nursing II Year Student, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Namakkal (Dt)
2Assistant Professor, Dhanvantri College of Nursing, Pallakkapalayam, Namakkal (Dt)
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ABSTRACT:
OBJECTIVES: The main objective of this study was to find out the association between the physical fitness and academic performance among Schooler at Sri Raghavendra Metric Higher Secondary school. SETTING: Sri Raghavendra Metric Higher Secondary school Nammakkal (Dt). DESIGN: A descriptive design was used for the study. SAMPLE: Schooler in Sri Raghavendra Metric Higher Secondary school. SAMPLING TECHNIQUE: Convenient sampling technique was used. SAMPLING CRITERIA: Age10-12 years, both sex, Available during the data collection period, willing to participate. DATA COLLECTION: Structured check list was used to collect the data from the samples. RESULTS: Findings depicts were in the age group of 10 to 12 years. 68% of them were females. 74% of them had no hereditary factor. It shows that 17% of them had consistent problem in school performance, 60% of them had infrequent problem and 23% of them had no problem in school performance. This shows that children have infrequent problem in school performance Chi-square test revealed that there is a significant association between the physical fitness and academic performance among children with their demographic variables. Conclusion: Very little awareness is seen among the public. It is high necessity to propaganda the various physical exercise and extracurricular activities should be promoted to improve the academic performance of the children.
KEYWORDS:
Physical Fitness, Academic Performance, Schooler, Sri Raghavendra Metric Higher Secondary School, Namakkal.
Cite:
Shobhita K. Das, G. Maheswari. Association between physical fitness and academic performance among schooler at Sri Raghavendra Metric Higher Secondary School, Kumarapalayam, Namakkal District. Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 4(2): April- June 2014; Page 258-260.
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