Physical fitness norm for form six sports science students in Kedah

Elumalai, Gunathevan ✉; Hashim, Ahmad; Shahril, Mohd Izwan; Salimin, Norkhalid; Mojilon, Frederick Josue Frederick; Hashim, Junaidy Mohd; Razak, Saidil Mazlan Abdul

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      The aim of this study is to determine and develop health related physical fitness criterion reference norm for Form Six Sports Science students in Kedah. Health related physical fitness should be evaluated among these students to make sure potential candidates selected to study in form six. The purposive sampling method used to select 225 subjects, consists of 107 male and 118 female students. The Prudential FITNESSGRAM (R) was used to measure cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility and body mass index (BMI). Researchers used the mean, standard deviation, z scores and t scores to produce the overall health related fitness norm. Base on the norm produced the result for male and female students showed there were clear differences among both genders in each and every component of health related physical fitness level. The findings also proved that gender plays a major role in physical fitness and there should be separate norms by gender for all the fitness components accept Body Mass Index as recommended by the world Health Organization. The norm developed through this research can be used as a selection reference to recruit form six sports science students in the state of Kedah. The same criteria also followed by a higher education institution for student recruitment. In addition, this norm can also help students and teachers to maintain their level of health related physical fitness. Hopefully, this norm can be extended to other states in order to select potential students majoring in Sports Science and meet the needs of holistic human development according to our national education policy. (C) 2019 The Authors. Published by IASE.
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      2021-02-27 17:41