Jurnal Berkala Epidemiologi
Vol 4, No 2 (2016): Jurnal Berkala Epidemiologi

Factors That are Associated to Physical Fitness (VO2 Max) of Football Athletes

Bryantara, Oktian Firman (Unknown)

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Publish Date
05 Feb 2017


Non-communicable illnesses to be one cause of death in the world. Prevention of non-communicable illnesses, namely the physical activity and sport.Factors affecting the degree of health and physical fitness of individuals including age, gender, genetics, BMI status, and physical activity. This study has the objective to analyze the association between age and BMI status with physical fitness football athlete. This study used cross sectional design with a total population of 30 people. The independent variable in the research is the age and BMI status, while the dependent variable is physical fitness. Data are presented analytically-observational then analyzed to determine the association strong and big risks Odds Ratio (OR) with 95% Cl. The results showed that age has a strong association with the physical fitness of 0.732 and at the age of 18-35 years at risk 42 times fitter than age> 35-45 years, supplements consumption has a very weak association with thephysical fitness of 0,018 and at the athlete who supplements consumption at risk 1,08 times fitter than who did not supplements consumption,BMI status has a strong association with the physical fitness of 0,548 and the normal BMI status risk 13.2 times more fit than obese BMI status. The conclusion that age and BMI status have a strong association with physical fitness and supplements consumption has a very weak association with physical fitness. Efforts need to be done for the football club Kramayudha is to be expected that the recruitment of players aged between 18-35 and had a normal BMI status in order to contribute to the achievement of the team. Keywords: usia, BMI status, football

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Immunology & microbiology Public Health


The scope of JBE are Epidemiology of Communicable Disease, Epidemiology of Non-communicable Disease, Tropical Disease, Epidemiology Surveillance, Management Outbreak, Epidemiology of Preventable Disease, and Epidemiology of ...