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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015
Assessment of Physical Fitness in Relation to Body Mass Index using Treadmill in Female Adults
Abstract: Body Mass Index is the most appropriate simple indicator by which weight-for height can be related to health outcome. WHO therefore proposed the use of BMI to monitor both under nutrition and overweight in population. In the present study assessed the physical fitness in relation to body mass index by using treadmill and results shown that lowest activity time, energy expenditure was observed in obese and overweight people where as systolic B. P, BMR was highest in obese people and there is no statistical significance between the BMI and Hb level.
Keywords: World Health Organization WHO, Body Mass Index BMI, Activity time AT, Total energy expenditure TEE, Basal metabolic Rate BMR, Blood Pressure BP, Haemoglobin Hb
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,
Pages: 838 - 841