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Testing the hypothesis of whether or not physical activity positively affects GPA in college students.

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  1. 1. Physical Activity and Academic Success Miles Cudworth, Tracy Merth, Katie Warden, and Colleen Whaley Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  2. 2. Contents • Definitions • Purpose • Concept • Importance • Objectives • Data Collection and Methods • Data Information • Conclusion • Recommendations
  3. 3. Definitions • Physical Activity ▫ Light to Vigorous ▫ Sports ▫ Unorganized/ Organized Activity ▫ Play • Academic Success ▫ GPA of College Students
  4. 4. Purpose • To determine the relationship between physical activity conducted and the GPA of college students Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  5. 5. Concept • Routine • Lifestyle Physical • Amount Activity • Sleep • Motivation • Sports Relationship • Stress Levels • Other Commitments • Class Load GPA • Level of Education • Satisfaction Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  6. 6. Importance • Rising epidemic of obesity ▫ 65% of U.S. adults are overweight or obese (Healthy People 2010 Strategic Plan, 2005) • Decrease in diseases • Physical and Mental health • Promotion of healthy lifestyles • Benefits to college campuses Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  7. 7. Objectives • Questionnaire Use ▫ To gather information concerning the relationship between physical activity and the GPA of college students • Compare other factors affecting the relationship ▫ Self Esteem ▫ Sleep Habits ▫ Gym Memberships ▫ Demographics Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  8. 8. Data Collections • Minutes of Physical Activity and Activity Rating • GPA vs. Average Physical Activity • Gym Membership vs. Average Physical Activity • Self-Esteem vs. Healthy Lifestyle Rating Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  9. 9. Methods Used • Distribution • Surveys • Open- Ended Questions • Closed Questions • Partial-Closed Questions Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  10. 10. Data Information Correlation Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  11. 11. Minutes of Physical Activity and Activity Rating Minutes of PA & Activity Rating 8 7 6 Activity Rating 5 4 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 Minutes of Physical Activity Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  12. 12. GPA and Average Physical Activity GPA & Average PA 6 5 Grade Point Average 4 3 2 1 0 0 2 4 6 8 Average Physical Activity Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  13. 13. Gym Memberships and Average Physical Activity Gym Membership & Average PA 6 Average Physical Activity 5 4 3 2 1 0 0 0.5 1 1.5 2 2.5 Gym Membership Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  14. 14. Self-Esteem and Healthy Lifestyle Rating Self-Esteem & Healthy Lifestyle Rating 8 7 Healthy Lifestyle Rating 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Self Esteem Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  15. 15. Conclusions • No significant correlation between physical activity and the GPA of college students • No significant correlation between other factors that would affect the above relationship Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  16. 16. Recommendations Commercial Rec Sample's Majors Public Relations • Increase Sample Size 5% 5% Recreation & Park 11% 32% Outdoor Rec • Diverse Population Psychology 5% • Use of Control Group 5% Architecture Kinesiology, Sports 5% 11% Management 5% other 16% Enivormental Studies Sports Managemant Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291
  17. 17. Questions? Research & Evaluations, University of Minnesota REC 3291

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