Relationship of Physical Activity Levels with the Incidence of Overweight in Children


  • Reny Sulistyowati Poltekkes Palangka Raya
  • Raden Ramadhan Kusuma Poltekkes Palangka Raya
  • Fetty Rahmawaty Poltekkes Palangka Raya
  • Natalansyah Natalansyah Poltekkes Palangka Raya



Physical Activity, Overweight, Children


Obesity or Overweight is presently international epidemic and occurs in all age groups, including with children. The rise in overweight in youngsters is partly because of lack of physical activity. This study aims to analyze the connection between the amount of physical activity and also the incidence of overweight in youngsters at SDIT Al-Furqan Palangka Raya. This research style is descriptive-analytic with a cross-sectional approach. The sample was taken mistreatment the probability/random sampling technique with a complete of fifty-nine respondents. The outcomes of the have a look at the usage of the Pearson correlation test obtained the price of r = -0.897 which is closer to number one and has a negative sign (-), the conclusion is there's a sizeable dating among the stage of level of physical activity and the incidence of overweight in children at SDIT Al-Furqan Palangka Raya. The dating among the 2 variables is opposite (negative sign (-)), which means that the smaller the price of physical activity variable, the more the overweight event variable. Nurses have a position in imparting training to mothers and fathers who've kids who're vulnerable to being obese in kids so they can create a healthy future generation. 

Author Biography

Reny Sulistyowati, Poltekkes Palangka Raya



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