SESSION ON IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
September 16, 2022
An awareness session on ‘Importance of Physical Activity’ was organized for the first year BSc Nursing students of MCON on 8th September 2022 between 3.00 pm & 4.00 pm in III Floor, Lecture Hall, Basic Science Building, KMC, Manipal. This was organized as part of the Health and Social Welfare Committee activity of the Student Nurses’ Association of Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal.
Dr. Deepak Ram Bairy, Deputy Director - Physical Education, KMC, MAHE, Manipal was the Resource Person for the same. Mrs. Savitha Prabhu, Co-Advisor, Health and Social Welfare Committee of MCON welcomed and introduced the speaker to the participants.
Dr. Deepak, in his talk, emphasized the importance of physical activity for the overall wellbeing of every individual. He also highlighted the various factors affecting physical fitness and the importance of balance in nutrition and physical activities in keeping oneself healthy.
The students were motivated by regular involvement in physical activities. Students were also briefed on the benefits of practicing regular physical exercises, practicing a balanced intake of diet, and maintaining a healthy sleep pattern. Overall, the highlights of the session were the vitality of physical activities. A total of 140 students attended the session and it was concluded with the words of gratitude expressed by Mrs. Savitha.