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Gordeeva I.V. Analysis of the health state of college students on the basis of anthropometric indicators

Analysis of the health state of college students on the basis of anthropometric indicators
Irina Viktorovna Gordeeva, the candidate of biological sciences, senior lecturer,
Ural State University of Economics, Ekaterinburg

This article presents the results of the research carried out among the first- and second-year students of the Ural State Economic University college and dedicated to assessing the health status of the latter by a number of anthropometric and physiological parameters, such as body mass index, Stange test, Bondarevsky test, etc. The students' ability to restoration of the basic physiological parameters (respiratory rate, heart rate, blood pressure) and returning them to normal after exercise stress for 30 seconds have all been studied. The tested persons were divided into two groups: a group of students involved in amateur sports (a group of sportsmen) and a group of students with low motor activity (control group). The number of the tested in each group was 100-120 people. The data obtained during the study allow us to conclude that among the students from the group of sportsmen the physiological indicators returned to normal on average faster than among the students from the control group. In addition, the students from the first group had the best indicators of the Stange, Bondarevsky and Genchi tests, as well as the average values of the body mass index for them were more consistent with the optimal value. The results obtained must be taken into account when developing programs of disciplines that form general cultural competencies aimed at maintaining health, as well as for promoting the basics of a healthy lifestyle among the students.
Keywords: healthy lifestyle, principles of healthy lifestyle, college students, somatic health, high physical activity, low physical activity, parameters of health.
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Article arrived in edition 21.11.2019
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