Obesity And Its Correlation With Sleep Patterns And Cardiorespiratory Fitness In Medical College Students Of Mmimsr, Ambala
AIM: OBESITY AND ITS CORRELATION WITH SLEEP PATTERNS AND CARDIORESPIRATORY FITNESS IN MEDICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS OF MMIMSR, AMBALAMaterial and Method: 500 participants, of which 250 male and 250 female student participants of age group 18-25 years were randomly taken from Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Mullana [Ambala] for the study. The students were examined thoroughly under similar laboratory condition so as to exclude those with the history of any acute or chronic illness or on long term medication or with a history of Traumatic injuries. Pittsburg sleep quality Index (PSQI) scale was taken to access Sleep patterns. Each student was given a standardized and validated questionnaire in a form of proforma to determine their sleep patterns. By using Quetelet index, BMI of each student was calculated and Cardiorespiratory fitness was estimated indirectly by following the protocol of Queens College Step Test [QCT] method by calculating VO2max. Result: The result of our study showed highly positive significant association and correlation between obesity and sleep patterns in both male and female groups and highly significant correlation between obesity and cardiorespiratory fitness in both male and female groups.
Keywords :SLEEP PATTERNS CARDIORESPIRATORY Traumatic injuries
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OBESITY AND ITS CORRELATION WITH SLEEP PATTERNS AND CARDIORESPIRATORY FITNESS IN MEDICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS OF MMIMSR, AMBALA, RANDHIR SINGH BISHT, Dr. LILY WALIA, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE : Volume-1 | Issue-6 | November-2017
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