ATTITUDE, AWARENESS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND DIET PRACTICE ABOUT SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE AMONG MALE AND FEMALE HEALTH UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Yuvraj Rananajay Singh and Dr. Srabani Bhattacharya*
This cross-sectional study was conducted among male and female students who had taken admission under Maharashtra University of Health and Sciences (MUHS), Nashik, Maharashtra, India. The age of the participants were 18+ years. Total number of participants 118. Among them 51.70% were maleand 48.30% were female. Their height 130-140 cm (0.8%), 141-150 cm (2.5%), 151-160 cm (15.3%), 161-170 cm (39%), 171-180 cm (33.9%), 181 cm and above (8.5%). Regarding the weight of the participants, 19.5% (30-50 kg), 56% (51-70 kg), 22% (71-90 kg) and 2.5% (above 90 kg). 81.4% were from MBBS course, 8.5% AYUSH, 2.5% BPTH/BOTH, 0.8% BDS and 1.7% from other branches. 79.7% participants were from Urban area and 20.3% from Rural area. 28.81% doing daily physical exercise, 54.24% 2-3 times/week and 16.95% never done exercise. 26.27% were pure vegetarian, vegan 0.85%, vegetarian with egg 21.19% and non vegetarian 51.69%. Healthy living is a way of living which help to enjoy more aspects of life.
Keywords: Sedentary lifestyle, Awareness, Diet, Physical exercise, Health University Students.
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