The Relationship between Underweight and Overweight to Physical Fitness and Socioeconomic Status of Students



The purpose of the present study was to study the relationship between underweight and overweight to physical fitness as well as socioeconomic status. 384 schoolboys and schoolgirls who studied in elementary school and high school (age (yr) 12.5?3.6, weight (kg) 51.48?13.4, height (cm) 163?11.27) were randomly selected to take part in the experiment. To determine underweight and overweight, Cut off - BMI was used so that if BMI?15% underweight, 15%