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Assessment of Nutritional Status and its Impact on the Academic Performance and Psychological Behaviour in School Going Children (10-12 Years)

Syeda Sobia Shakeel, Dr. A V Vasundhara

Abstract: The relationship between nutrition, health, learning and behavior is undeniably strong. Child health and nutrition are strongly associated with educational achievement. The aim of the study was to assess the nutritional status and its impact on the academic performance and psychological behavior in school going children (10-12 years). The data of 100 children from schools of Hyderabad was collected through questionnaires that included general information, anthropometric measurements, nutritional habits, academic performance, classroom behavior and home behavior. The study revealed that 34% of the total sample was underweight, 33% was normal weight and 33% were overweight. There was significant difference between mean intake and RDA of nutrients (p

Keywords: Nutrition, BMI, Academic Performance, Home Behavior, Classroom Behavior.

Country: India, Subject Area: Nutrition Science

Pages: 1406 - 1409

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

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Syeda Sobia Shakeel, Dr. A V Vasundhara, "Assessment of Nutritional Status and its Impact on the Academic Performance and Psychological Behaviour in School Going Children (10-12 Years)", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i5/show_abstract.php?id=ART20198073, Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019, 1406 - 1409

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