The Phenomenon of Women’s Body Mass Index
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- body mass index; women, sport recreation program; healthy living behaviour; pre-obesity; obesity level 1
The article aims to discuss about Body Mass Index (BMI) of women. The research uses mix method. The data are collected by studying 186 participants. The participants are 99 early women adults and 87 late women adults. All of them join the sport recreation program in different sport clubs in Bandung. They join the program for about one year. The analysis are started by finding the phenomenon of the BMI of participants. The researcher uses formula to measure the participants’ body mass index. Then, independent samples of t-test are calculated to determine BMI differences. Finally, it shows that there are significance BMI differences between early women adults and late women adults (p<0.023). Since it is considered that the participants are categorized: early and late women adults, the result can be revealed in thick and deep phenomenon. It shows that late women adults have more percentage for pre-obesity and obesity level 1 than the early ones. The researcher also find out their reason in joining the sport recreation program. Their healthy living behaviors can be affected by their geographic location.
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TY - CONF AU - Mustika Fitri AU - Jajat Jajat PY - 2019/09 DA - 2019/09 TI - The Phenomenon of Women’s Body Mass Index BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sport Science, Health, and Physical Education (ICSSHPE 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 139 EP - 141 SN - 2468-5739 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icsshpe-18.2019.40 DO - 10.2991/icsshpe-18.2019.40 ID - Fitri2019/09 ER -