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25Jan2017

One among 3 Three Indian Kids Have Unhealthy BMI: Reveals Survey

From the recent fitness study, it is came to know that one out of 3 school going children are lacking from healthy body mass index (BMI).

Recently EduSports conducted the Seventh Annual School Health and Fitness Study (2016) in which they revealed that despite of gender, age or city- BMI levels of school going children are not up to the mark.

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Every year, this survey is conducted.  Last year report covered 1, 69, 932 students of age group between 7 and 17 years from schools in 86 cities and 26 states. It accessed sprint capacity, flexibility, body mass index and many more. 

According to this survey, 69% girls have healthy BMI as compared to 62% boys and also came to know that the percentage of children having unhealthy BMI increased from 20% last year to 33% now. 

One among 3 Three Indian Kids Have Unhealthy BMI: Reveals Survey
BMI, a measure to find out childhood overweight and obesity. Experts recommend that children need at least 5 physical education periods to play more and stay healthy.

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