The assessment of some parameters of physical health of primary school pupils




pupils, primary school, level of physical health


Purpose: to determine the level of somatic health and adaptive-reserve capabilities of organism of primary school pupils. Material and Methods: physical health level was determined by the means of H. L. Apanasenko method. The methodology developed by S. V. Hosak and O. T. Elizarova was used for estimation the level of pupils’ adaptation to environment. The study involved 55 pupils 6–7 years (27 boys and 28 girls) enrolled in 1-A and 1-B forms of comprehensive school № 7, Shostka, Sumy region. Results: it was determined that characteristics of physical health of most pupils of primary school conform to levels from low to medium, and most pupils have medium level of adaptive capabilities. Conclusions: there is an urgent necessity in organization and conduct of purposeful sports and preventive measures that contribute to improving health and adaptive-reserve capabilities of the organism in junior school


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