The Relationship between Nutritional Status and Physical Fitness in Pilot International Standard School (RSBI) at the Level of Junior High School in Padang
Keywords:The Nutriotion, Physical activity and Physical Freshness
The problem of this research is the low of level of physical fitness of students of Pilot International Standard
School (SMP level) in Padang. It happened because of lack of nutrional status and physical activity.
The purpose of this research is to reveal the correlation between nutrional status and physical activity,
individually and in group. This research is Quantitative Reaearch that used correlational technique continued
by counting the contribution of independent variables to dependent variables. The accessible population of
this research was all male students (448) of RSBI school in Padang, academic year 2011/2012. The sample
of this research was 67 students or 15% of accessible population by using proportional technique of random
sampling. The instrument of this research to measure physical fitness (Y) was Multistage Running Test
(Tes MRT) ; Nutrional Status (X1) with the measure of weight and age converted to Classification Table
of Society Nutritional Status, Directorate of Community Nutrition, Department of Health of Republic of
Indonesia 1999 ; and Psysical Activity (X2) with questionaire. The results of the research are: (1).There
is a significant relationship between nutrional status and physical fitness and contributed for 12.00% . (2).
There is a significant relationship between physical activity and physical fitness and contributed for 26.00%.
(3). There is a significant relationship between nutritional status and physical activity and contributed for
29.00%. Thus, it can be concluded that increasing the psysical fitness of RSBI students in Padang can be
done by increasing Nutrional Status and Psysical Activity individually and in group.
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