A cross-sectional assessment of domain-specific physical activity among university students

Harmandeep Singh, Harmandeep Singh
The purpose of the present study is to determine the levels of physical activity in different domains among the university students. The study was carried out on the 255 students of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. Physical activity levels were assessed by using IPAQ (long form). Physical activity levels were quantitatively measured in MET-min/week. Mann-Whitney U test was employed to assess the group differences. Findings revealed that males were more physically active than females in
more » ... re and sports domain while no significant gender differences were found in work, transportation and domestic domains. Students from rural background were more active in work and leisure-time domains while urban students were more physically active than rural students in transportation domain. No significant difference was found in physical activity levels among rural and urban students in domestic domain.