A Comparative Study On The Selected Physical Fitness Components Of Bs Physical Education Students

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Yasmeen Tabassum ; Maheen Hashim Khan Burki ; Muhammad Zeeshan Jahangir ; Muhammad Usman and Muhammad Zafar Iqbal Butt


Physical fitness refers to a person's ability to carry out physical activities and perform daily tasks without undue fatigue. The desired populations of the study were 1st semester and BS 7th semester students of the Department of Sport Sciences and Physical Education, University of the Punjab Lahore, Pakistan. The random sampling technique was applied to recruit the students. The sample size of the study was n=40 students, comprising 20 males from the 1st semester and 20 males from the 7th-semester physical education department. Different adopted standard tests were administrated to find out the physical fitness status of students. In this study, results indicated that accordingly to speed, strength, endurance, agility and flexibility had a significant difference (P<0.05) between the 1st Semester vs the 7th Semester. The results also revealed that 7th Semester students were more physically fit than 1st Semester students. These findings suggest that regular exercise and physical activity can have a positive impact on a person's overall physical fitness level, and that physical education programs in universities may contribute to the improvement in physical fitness among students.

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