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The main aim of the study was to compare the factors of physical-related readiness with health between boy students of guidance and high schools in urban and rural areas. This research is descriptive- comparative in which its statistical sample is 925 people from all guidance and high-schools of Borazjan and its suburbs which selected randomly as a cluster. The variables of body mass index [BMI], the rate of subcutaneous fat, the power of hand muscular paws and the level of physical readiness with health were measured. The data with independent t-test, single variance analysis in the significant level P≤ 0.05 with spss16 software was assessed. The result of BMI in guidance school [P=0.188], high school [P=0.58]. The degree of subcutaneous fat in guidance school [P=0.209], high school [P=0.198], guidance school flexibility [P=0.956], high school [P=0.077], running 540m in guidance school [P=0.39], sit and reach [P=0.0398] and the muscular power of right hand paws in high school [P=0.214] were obtained which they had not significant differences towards each other, but the squash test in guidance school [P=0.004], corrected bar fix in both guidance and high schools [P=0.000], muscular power of right hand paws in guidance school students [P=0.003], showed significant differences [P<0.05]. Generally, achieving physical activities of rural students, due to their life style and the lack of mechanism in that area, have better conditions than urban areas.
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Author(s): Asghar Namjoo Mehdi Mogharnasi Enayatollah Asad Manesh Masoomeh Kamyabnia
Physical readiness [fitness], subcutaneous fat, body mass index, power