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Title:

Relationship between happiness and different levels of physical activity

Creator:

Mohammadi, Eftekhar ; Batvandi, Ziba ; Saberi, Amin

Subject and Keywords:

happiness ; students ; physical activity

Abstract:

Introduction. Happiness is an important factor in human life. Aim of Study. The aim of this research was to examine the relationship between happiness and different levels of physical activity of students of the Khorramshahr Marine Science and Technology University in Iran. Materials and Methods. The following tests were used in the statistical analysis: t-test, one-way ANOVA and Tukey’s range test. The study sample comprised 156 students (53 men, 103 women) selected by way of cluster sampling from the population of all 1,200 students of the Khorramshahr Marine Science and Technology University in the academic year of 2013-2014. The participants completed a demographic questionnaire, physical activity questionnaire, and Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (OHQ) during one session. Results. The t-test results revealed non-significant differences in the happiness levels between the male and female students (p < 0.05). The results of ANOVA and Tukey’s range test showed significant differences in happiness levels between physically active and semi-active students (p < 0.01), and between physically active and non-active students (p < 0.01). Conclusions. Physical activity is an effective determinant of the level of happiness

Publisher:

Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego w Poznaniu

Place of publication:

Poznań

Object type:

artykuły

ISBN/ISSN:

2299-9590

Language:

eng

Previous title:

click here to follow the link ; Studies in Physical Culture and Tourism

Is part of:

Trends in Sport Sciences 2015 Vol.22 No.1

Rights Management:

Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego w Poznaniu ; Biblioteka Akademii Wychowania Fizycznego w Poznaniu

Publication date:

2015

Format:

pp.47-51; 30 cm

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dla wszystkich w zakresie dozwolonego użytku

License:

udostępnianie na podstawie umowy z właścicielem majątkowych praw autorskich

Rights holder:

Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego w Poznaniu

Digitisation:

Biblioteka Akademii Wychowania Fizycznego w Poznaniu

Location of original object:

Biblioteka Akademii Wychowania Fizycznego w Poznaniu

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