An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities)


The present study aimed to measure the contribution of the Anthropometric Vital Indicators (height, weight, body mass index, waist circumference, hip circumference, waist to height ratio) to examine to parameters mentioned of Cardiorespiratory Endurance test in children (9-12) years in Jordan schools. The researchers used the descriptive method in the study, the measurements on a sample of (325) students distributed between (160 male; 165 female) from the Yarmouk University Model School. The data was processed in the Statistical Packages Program for Social Sciences (SPSS). the results resulted in statistical contributions to measures of weight and body mass index with a endurance test for all ages and both sexes. Height variable, the contribution appeared for age (10) years for both sexes only, and there are contributions to measurements of the waist circumference, and waist circumference -to-height measurements for both sexes and all ages except for age (9) years, and the study recommended the necessity of conducting the Anthropometric measurements used in all Jordanian schools were used as a predictive measure of cardiorespiratory capacity, which was related to disease risk associated with these measurements.