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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCE (IJPEHSS) is a bi-annually online International Journal dedicated to research and investigations in Physical Education, Health and Social Science. It is Peer Reviewed International Journal, scheduled to appear half yearly and serve as a means for innovative information exchange in the International educational and research forum...



THE HEALTH INVENTORY AND LIFE STYLE OF SCHOOL TEACHERS: ANALYTICAL STUDY

Dr. Kavita Verma

Dr. Kavita Verma, Asst. Director University Sports Board, Banaras Hindu University, B.H.U. Varanasi (U.P.) India

ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study was to analyses the Health Inventory and Life Style of School Teachers of Jabalpur District, (M.P.) By using purposive sampling 300 teachers of high and senior secondary schools of Jabalpur district, (M.P.) were involved. After follow up through verbal persuasions 200 responses were received in total out of which 46 were of male and 164 were of female teachers. The data/responses collected through questionnaire were analyzed by using descriptive statistics where percentage was worked out for interpretation. The level of significance was set at 0.05. The results of the study show that no male teachers were currently smoking tobacco products. Results further indicate that some male teachers were drinking alcoholic beverages liquor and wine. A large number of studies have shown that heavier alcohol consumption cause an increase in blood pressure. Almost all teachers both male and female were drinking caffeinated beverages such as tea, coffee and coca cola which may be attributed to the present trends in the society. Nearly all male and female teachers were eating butter, eggs, whole milk, deep fried food, hard cheese, ice cream fat and protein diet everyday. It was concluded that most of teachers drinking alcoholic beverages and caffeinated beverages as well as eating non balance food (only fat and protein ) which all have adverse effect on their health

Keywords : Health, Health Inventory and Life Style


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