Are there any difference at nutrition status between students in sport departmet and the others? [Spor bölümü ö?rencilerinin beslenme durumlari ve alişkanlikari di?er ö?rencilerden farkli mi?]
This study is carried on randomly selected 105 students of the school of physical training and 407 other students. Descriptive information about the students (food consumption frequencies and physical activity level) are obtained by face to face interviewing and heights and weights are measured. Girls of the school of physical training are found to be sleeping much more than the others and both the boys and the girls of this school study less than the students of the other schools (p<0.01). Height and weight measures and mean physical activity level of the students of the physical training school are found higher than the others. According to the body mass index criteria, 24 % of the students are found underweighed and 10.6 % are found overweighed. Overweighed boys were significantly less among the students of the school f physical training than in the others (p<0.05). No difference was observed among the girls in this respect. Consuming 4 or more meals and eatin disorders are found more frequent among the physical training students. Breakfasting and consumpion of tea, coffee, beverage, alcohol, vitamin pills and smoking behavior were found similar. Consumption of yogurt, cheese, fruit and rice&macaroni were found significantly different among the two groups.