International Journal of Home Science
2021, VOL. 7 ISSUE 2, PART A
Effect of physical exercise and dietary pattern in males aged between 35-55 years in Mumbai
Author(s): Siddhi Vengurlekar and Rupali Sengupta
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of physical exercise and dietary pattern in males. The study was conducted within the Mumbai Metropolitan city. The study group consisted of subjects between 35-55 years from the heterogeneous population. The subjects were selected through purposive convenience sampling. Sample size included in the study were 100 participants. The data was collected with the help of a well-structured online questionnaire designed for this study. Background data, Data related to dietary assessment (Food frequency questionnaire and 24 hour dietary recall of 15% of sampled data pool), physical activity and lifestyle patterns were collected for the study. Data was analyzed and results showed that a positive correlation was observed between the consumption of breakfast and the frequency of exercise performed at (p value = 0.015). There was no significant relation observed between frequency of exercise performed by the subjects and the pre workout meal (p value = 0.499). When the data was compared between the frequency of exercise and the post workout meal, it was observed that post workout meal showed a highly significant difference (p value = 0.000) as maximum number of subjects consumed post workout meal either a boiled egg, chicken salad, porridge or a smoothie. There was no significant relation between frequency of exercise and the consumption of protein supplements (p value = 0.664). Thus, the study concluded a significant difference between frequency of exercise and dietary patterns among males.
How to cite this article:
Siddhi Vengurlekar, Rupali Sengupta. Effect of physical exercise and dietary pattern in males aged between 35-55 years in Mumbai. Int J Home Sci 2021;7(2):28-32.