Practices and perceptions of physical activity in urban, employed, middle-class Indians.

@article{Vaz2000PracticesAP,
  title={Practices and perceptions of physical activity in urban, employed, middle-class Indians.},
  author={Manjulika Vaz and Ankalmadagu Venkatasubbareddy Bharathi},
  journal={Indian heart journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={301-6}
}
The aim of this study was to describe the detailed physical activity profiles of educated, employed, urban Indians and to ascertain their knowledge about the benefits of exercise, their concept of 'ideal' exercise, and the constraints in achieving it. To this end, 401 subjects (193 males, 208 females) between the ages of 25 and 58 years were studied. Women were significantly more active than men (p < 0.05), largely due to enhanced household activity (p < 0.05), which was not offset by the… CONTINUE READING