Dr. Mottakin AHMED

An Assessment of Functional Fitness in Relation to Life Satisfaction and Happiness: A Study on Elderly people

Indian aging population is increasing, over the last seven decade, particularly after 1951, the number of the population aged 60 or older has gradually increased 2010, It is expected 524 million individuals were matured 65 or more. The purpose of the study was to assess the older people residing in Madhyapradesh in regards to the routine functional ability, in relation to their physical activity level. The objective is to assess the relationship between life satisfaction and functional fitness in different ages of Old men. The research will be carried out in Raisen district of Madhyapradesh India. The research will be carried out on three groups of people to assess the Functional Fitness in respective age groups 60 to 64 years, 65 to 69 years, and 70 to 74 years old. Total ninety (N = 90) male subjects will be selected for the study. Variables for the study will be upper body strength, lower body strength, lower body flexibility, upper body flexibility, Agility. The above variables will check by conducting the senior health test in order to conduct the analysis test by Rikli and Jones (1999). LSD Post hoc mean comparison and F value and Pearson’s correlation will use as a statistical tool. The study will help the exercise professionals to widen their scope and start preparing to involve senior population in men by promoting functional.


Authors: Mottakin Ahmed1 & Kaukab Azeen2

1 Sports Officer, Government College-Silwani, India

2 Faculty of King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Mottakin AHMED


Sports Officer
Government College-Silwani




Dr. Mottakin Ahmed is a Physical educationist and sports officer at government college Silwani, Madhyapradesh, India. He completed Bachelor of Physical Education, Master of Physical Education and PhD from Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education. His research interest is in physical education and sports, recreation and leisure games. Some of his researches finding published national and internationals journals. Some of his researches finding was presented in national and international conferences. Since childhood he was interested in games and sports. He is interested promote Physical education and, recreation and games. As a player he represented his state in national ball badminton championship. He has experience of planning, conducting and organizing the events.