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2013 | 43 | 22-28

Article title

Zachowania zdrowotne oraz postawa wobec zdrowia kobiet aktywnych fizycznie

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EN
Health-related behavior and health attitudes among physically active women

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PL EN

Abstracts

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Back-ground. Average lifespan is increasing. In order to maintain good quality of life for years, we should be aware that everyone is responsible for their own health. The aim of this study was to determine health-related behavior among examined women and to establish how they understand the concept of health. Material and methods. The research comprised 66 women over the age of 55. The two questionnaires: Health Behavior Inventory and Health Criteria List were used. Results. Health-related behavior of the women in question can be viewed as typical. Preventive behavior prevails, however, it does not dominate other ones. Respondents most often understand health as having all parts of the body working well. Conclusions. Respondents should boost their health-related behavior. They are not particular about any kind of health–related behavior and have instrumental approach to health, but they take care of it.

Contributors

  • Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego w Katowicach
author
  • Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego w Katowicach
  • Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego w Katowicach

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Publication order reference

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