A Study on Effect of Sleep Patterns on Body Fat Mass of School Going Children (8-10- Years Old) in Mumbai City

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Nehal Satra
Rupali Sengupta

Abstract

Aims: To study the effect of sleep patterns on body fat mass of school going children (8-10-year-old) in Mumbai city.

Study Design: Body fat mass was analyzed using Inbody 120 body composition analyzer. Total 388 subjects were selected for the study.

Place and Duration of Study: The period required to carry out study was from November 2018 to March 2019. 388 subjects (male and female) participated from public to private schools in Mumbai city for the study.

Methodology: Total 388 subjects (male and female) participated from 5 schools ranging from public to private school were selected from Mumbai city, (Maharashtra, India). Inbody 120 body composition analyzer was used to assess body fat for the subjects. SPSS version 20 was used for data analysis.

Results: A positive correlation was observed between wakeup timings and body fat mass at p≤0.05 (0.00). However, the habit of snoring showed highly significant difference at p≤0.05 for body fat mass (0.00) and fat free mass (0.00).

Conclusion: It was concluded that sleep patterns had a significant impact on body fat mass. Therefore, the sleep timings and wakeup timings need to be observed for the children in their growing age as it may have deep impact on child’s body type.

Keywords:
Body fat mass, sleep patterns, body composition

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How to Cite
Satra, N., & Sengupta, R. (2019). A Study on Effect of Sleep Patterns on Body Fat Mass of School Going Children (8-10- Years Old) in Mumbai City. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 4(3), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2019/v4i330113
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Original Research Article

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