Evaluation of the physical characteristics and motoric test results of (male) university students

SONAL Ç. E. , Toksoz I., BİLEN Ö.

ERPA International Congress on Education (ERPA), İstanbul, Turkey, 6 - 08 June 2014, vol.152, pp.1261-1266 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 152
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.09.365
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.1261-1266
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


This study was performed with the purpose of assessing physical characteristics and motoric test results of the male students who are attending to university between the ages of 19 and 21 (sedanter n=40 and athlete n=40). A significant difference was not found between the two groups when the values such as Biological age, height, the rate of body-fluid, muscle mass, metabolism speed, and physical activity status were observed each time (p > 0.05). However, a significant difference was detected against the sedentary group as compared to the athletes' group in terms of the Body weight, bone mass, the internal organ fat ratio, body fat rate, 30m sprint and vertical jump rates (p <0.05). Consequently, this study has shown that the lipogenesis in sedentary group restricts physical activities and affects the physical fitness negatively. (C) 2014 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.