ANNALS OF APPLIED SPORT SCIENCE–Special Issue
First National Congress of
"New Scientific Consequence for Iran’s Sport Development" Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, 2014, 10-11 December
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ISSN (Online): 2322 – 4479
The Relationship between Life Quality,
General Health and Physical Activity among
Old Males in Sanandaj’s Nursing Home
SamiraAliabadi1, Shima Hesami2, Parsa Aliabadi3
1.Faculty member, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran.
2. M.Sc. Student, Physical education and sport sciences, Garmsar University.Semnan, Iran.
3. Medical Student, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Tehran University of
Medical Sciences, International Campus (TUMS-IC), Tehran, Iran.
Aging is a critical period of human life; thus, paying attention to the issues and needs of this stage is a social necessity (1). Considering the special needs of this period, focusing on life quality and physical activity in the elderly is very urgent which mostly ignored (2) is. Today, due to the increasing life span and life expectancy indexes, the question of how spending life quality of life is discussed (3). Addressing this issue have been attracted experts and researchers in the case of elderly people. Quality of life in various social ranks, especially those who have specific physical or mental conditions is significant this situation may lead to stress (4); the present research was to investigate the relationship between life quality, general health and physical activity among older men in nursing home.
1 . Corresponding Author: Samira Aliabadi