TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PLANNED TEACHING ON KNOWLEDGE REGARDING IDEAL BODY WEIGHT AMONG THE ADOLESCENTS.

Sayali. V. Shriramwar, Bibin Kurian

Abstract


Adolescence is the period of crucial phase of growth. During this phase physical changes including growth, the onset of menarche for the girls, and increase in fat and muscle mass takes place. Objectives: To assess the existing knowledge of adolescents regarding ideal body weight. To assess the effectiveness of planned teaching on knowledge regarding ideal body weight. To associate the post test knowledge scores with selected demographic variables. Method and Material: The study design was one group pre test and posttest and descriptive evaluatory approach. Population  was adolescents in selected schools of Wardha.  Sample size  60 adolescents. Result: The findings shows significant difference between pretest and post test knowledge scores interpreting effective planned teaching on knowledge regarding ideal body weight among adolescents.  Mean value of pre test is 11.33 and post test is 19.95 and standard deviation of pre test is 2.174 and post test is 1.620. The calculated t-value is 25.056 and p-value is 0.000.  


Keywords


knowledge; ideal body weight

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