The Study of Relationship among Body Composition, Athletic Ability and Nutritional Status of Young Women

여대생의 비만지수에 따른 영양소 섭취량과 운동능력 및 신체 구성과의 상관관계

  • Lee Hyun-Ok (School of Hotel Culinary art and Nutrition, Anyang Technical College) ;
  • Lee Youn-Shin (School of Food Science, Suwon Women's College)
  • 이현옥 (안양과학대학 호텔조리영양학부) ;
  • 이윤신 (수원여자대학 식품과학부)
  • Published : 2005.06.01


This study was conducted to investigate the correlations among body composition, athletic ability and nutritional status according to BMI in Korean college students. The anthropometric measurements of three groups showed significant differences in weight, body fat, waist, hip, WHR, skinfold thickness(p<0.001). There were significant difference in vitamin A and niacin by their BMI(p<0.05). There were significant increase in trunk flexion(p<0.05) and maximal oxygen uptake(p<0.05) in subjects as their BMI. There were negative correlation between weight and foot balance, maximal oxygen uptake. Also, foot balance and maximal oxygen uptake were negatively related with BMI. There was a significant positive correlation between BMI and flexion(p<0.50). Grip strenth(p<0.01) and back strenth(p<0.05) were positively related with WHR. Overweight group was significantly inferior in muscular power and endurance but was better in muscular strength than the other groups. Based on this study, the further studies on obesity indice are required for health promotion among young women population.


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