Level of Physical Activity and Mass Body Index of Students in the Pandemic Period

  • Adi S Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Sunan Giri Bojonegoro https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8450-2005
  • Mohamad Da’i Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Sunan Giri Bojonegoro
  • Olivia Dwi Cahyani Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Sunan Giri Bojonegoro

Abstract

Physical activity is important in maintaining health. The purpose of this study was to investigate the level of physical activity of students at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) questionnaire was used to investigate the level of physical activity of students. Students who participated in this study were 1367. The number of female students in this study was 920, while male students were 447. The results showed there were differences in physical activity between male and female students. The average activity value of male students is 3 medium categories, while female students are 2 low categories. Physical activity of male students is one level higher than female students. The female student body mass index is included in the “light fat” category. This can be interpreted as the lower the level of physical activity, the more potentially these students are obese. While the body mass index of male students is included in the "normal" category. In conclusion, the higher the level of physical activity, the more potential the student has a good body mass index.

Keywords: Physical Activity, Students, Pandemic

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Published
2020-12-06
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S, A., Da’i, M., & Cahyani, O. D. (2020). Level of Physical Activity and Mass Body Index of Students in the Pandemic Period. JUARA : Jurnal Olahraga, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.33222/juara.v6i1.1046
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