THE EFFECT OF OBESITY ON CHILDREN FITNESS IN THE AGE 10-12 YEARS OLD

1Syahmirza Indra Lesmana, Dela Fariha Fuadi, Abdul Chalik Meidian, Djoko Roespinoedji

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Abstract:

Purpose : The purpose of this study was to determine the differences in fitness among 10-12 year old students with normal body mass index and obesity. Methods : This study was quantitative descriptive, which to determine the differences in fitness among 10-12 year old students especially in cardiorespiratory fitness. Cardiorespiratory fitness was measured by indirect methode use prediction formula for Volume Oxygen Maximum (VO2max). Normality test uses Shapiro wilk test. The sample consisted of 30 students which divided in to two groups, first group consisted of 15 student with normal body mass index and another group consisted of 15 student with obesity. Result : Normality test was tested by Shapiro Wilk Test showed that the data is distributed abnormal with the result p=0,012 (p<0,05). Hypothese test uses Mann-whitney U test showed that there was difference in fitness among 10-12 year old students with normal body mass index and obesity which the value p=0,000 (p<0,05). Conclusion : This study showed that there was difference in fitness among 10-12 year old students with normal body mass index and obesity.

Keywords:

Obesity, Fitness, VO2max.

Paper Details
Month5
Year2020
Volume24
IssueIssue 1
Pages2795-2799