Selected somatic parameters by socio-cultural characteristics of Czech adult population

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/45197
Información del item - Informació de l'item - Item information
Title: Selected somatic parameters by socio-cultural characteristics of Czech adult population
Authors: Sedlacek, Jaromir | Sebera, Martin | Michalek, Josef
Keywords: Czech adults | Somatic | Socio-cultural | Education | Sport activity
Knowledge Area: Educación Física y Deportiva
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporte
Citation: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise. 2014, 9(Proc1): S311-S318. doi:10.14198/jhse.2014.9.Proc1.14
Abstract: Results of Czech adult (older than 18 years) population testing are presented. Five somatic parameters were determined: body height (BH), body weight (BW), BMI (BMI), fat tissue percentage (%FAT), and waist hips rate (WHR), which were measured by machine Inbody 720, with some socio-cultural characteristics. Questionnaires were used to examine parameters of individual sport activity, life status, education level and magnitude of settlement. The presented results show negative trends. All observed parameters seem to be more or less mutually connected. The values of watched characteristics (except BH) increase according higher age, both in groups of males and of females, too. Parameter BH shows that secular trend in Czech population continues, when younger generations are taller like olders. Majority of adult Czech population does not practice any sport activity. This prevailing inactivity of the population influenced negatively our watched somatic paramaters. Those individuals who are single or possess good education levels, have better results in all observed parameters. Magnitude of settlement determines only slight differences in these watched parameters. These results are part of The project "Creating a research team for the purpose of determining the level of physical activity (inactivity) in selected age groups of the population of men and women in the Czech Republic" (CZ.1.07/2.3.00/20.0044) and is financed by the European Social Fund and the state budget of the Czech Republic.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14198/jhse.2014.9.Proc1.14 | http://hdl.handle.net/10045/45197
ISSN: 1988-5202
DOI: 10.14198/jhse.2014.9.Proc1.14
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: Licencia Creative Commons Reconocimiento-NoComercial-SinObraDerivada 4.0
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://www.jhse.ua.es
Appears in Collections:Revistas - Journal of Human Sport and Exercise - 2014 - 8th INSHS International Christmas Sport Scientific Conference, 5-7 December 2013

Files in This Item:
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
ThumbnailJHSE_Vol_9_N_1Proc_14.pdf523,04 kBAdobe PDFOpen Preview


This item is licensed under a Creative Commons License Creative Commons