Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00004080
Title: Knowledge, awareness, prevalence, and frequency of daily physical activity in young adults of the present generation
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Physical activity is defined as any physical movement made by the skeletal muscles that need energy. Practicing it daily reduces the chances of acquiring non-communicable diseases such as diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. This study was performed to analyze the awareness and practice of daily physical activities among young adult people. Materials and Methods: A survey based on the topic was conducted among Chennai population with the sample size of 120, and finally, data were compiled and result was generated. The questionnaire is based on their frequency of daily physical activity, sedentary lifestyle, consuming junk foods, etc. All the data were collected and analyzed systematically for any association between the parameters involved. Results: The result shows that 61 of the total population have not even bothered to do any physical activity and the remaining 39% has several workout practices either daily or periodically twice a week. Conclusion: The sample population of the present generation is aware of the benefits of doing daily physical activity, but unluckily most of them do not practice any daily physical activity regularly.

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    J. Dhivyadharshini, Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj*

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    Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj, Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    J. Dhivyadharshini, Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj*

    Title:Knowledge, awareness, prevalence, and frequency of daily physical activity in young adults of the present generation
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (September )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (2019-2021)
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    Methodology:Daily physical activity, Junk foods, Non-communicable diseases, Sedentary lifestyle
    Research Materials: Junk foods , Young adults

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Daily physical activity Junk foods Non-communicable diseases Sedentary lifestyle Young adults

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