Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2015)
Physical fitness of athletes and non-athletes
Author(s): Ved Parkash Sharma
Abstract: Objective of the study: Objective of the study was to compare the physical fitness athlets and Non- athletes of S.G.G.S. Khalsa College Mahilpur. The AAHPER Youth Physical Fitness Test (Test Item Six : Pull-up, Sit-up, Shuttle Run, Standing Broad Jump, 50 yard Dash and 600 Yard Run/Walk) was conducted on 50 male students ranging between 18 to 25 years students of physical education (N=25) and Non-physical education (N=25). Statistical Technique: To compare the mean differences between physical education and Non-physical students ‘t’ test was computed with the help of SPSS Software. The level of significance chosen was .05. There were significant differences obtained between physical education and Non-physical education students. The finding reveals that physical education students are superior in their physical fitness than their counterparts.