An assessment study of selected motor fitness variables of urban and rural male students of senior-secondary schools
Author(s): Dr. Hoshiyar Singh
Abstract: The objective of the present study was to compare the motor fitness status of Senior Secondary School students belonging to urban and rural area of Ghaziabad district. The urban and rural area were selected on the basis of the area demarcated by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. Through its department of statistical and economic tehsil of Ghaziabad district as a rural area and the area falls within the municipal limit of Ghaziabad city were chosen as a urban area. The AAHPERD Motor Ability Test (Test item, seven pull-ups, sit-ups, push-ups, shuttle run, 50 yard dash, 600 yard run/walk, standing broad jump) was conducting on 240 male students in different Senior Secondary Schools from rural (120 boys) and urban (120 boys) area of Ghaziabad district, Uttar Pradesh State. To determine the main differences between the rural and urban Senior Secondary boys “t” test was applied, significance of the data was judged at O. Oland 0.05 level of significance. Results showed that there were significant difference in rural and urban Senior Secondary School boys. The findings reveals that rural Senior Secondary School boys are superior in their motor ability than their counterparts.
Dr. Hoshiyar Singh. An assessment study of selected motor fitness variables of urban and rural male students of senior-secondary schools. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2020;2(3):580-582. DOI: 10.33545/27068919.2020.v2.i3h.236