International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Indonesia | Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017 | Rating: 7 / 10


Research on Nutrition Athlete of Petanque North Sumatera

Liliana Puspa Sari [2] | Ratna Dewi [6]


Abstract: Nutrition is one of the factors that influences the achievement of Petanque athletes of North Sumatra, so it is necessary to be considered and adjusted nutritional needs with physical activity during the training program. The aim of the study is to find about the nutritional status of Petanque athletes in The North of Sumatra in 2017. The research methodology is a descriptive method. The number of trial are fifteen people obtained through total sample techniques. The study was conducted at Petanque Dormitory High School of Sport and Health Bina Guna Medan. Instrument used to see the athlete's nutritional status is by using Body Mass Index (BMI) measurement which measured height, weight, and age of each athlete. In addition, also carried out questionnaires to the athletes who contained about the diet, diet, resting patterns and family background. The result of questionnaire is useful as input of this research. Furthermore, the measurement results are calculated using the formula BMI and then the calculation results are converted with BMI table to determine the nutritional status of athletes, whether in the state of lack, normal or obesity. Based on the calculation results obtained that the nutritional status of athletes Petanque North Sumatra is in the normal category of 93% (14 people), while 7% (1 person) is in the category of obesity.


Keywords: Nutritional Status, and Petanque Athletes of North Sumatra


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 12, December 2017,


Pages: 749 - 752


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