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The Relationship between Life Quality, General Health and Physical Activity among Old Males inSanandaj’s Nursing Home

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"c om 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. 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. CONCLUSIONS According to the results of this research, it suggested that with development of opportunities and requirements for physical activity and sports in community and especially nursing home, we can take effective steps to improve the quality of life and general health of the elderly men."

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289 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9

290 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9

METHOD

The‌ method‌ of this study was descriptive-correlation. The populations of the study were old men in Sanandaj's Nursing Home who‌ were‌ 36‌ individuals. The survey instrument was General Health (GHQ) and Quality‌ of Life (WHOQOL: BREF) Questionnaire. To assess the interval validity of the scale was Cronbach alpha coefficient, that‌ the‌ results‌ indicated acceptable internal validity consistency and alpha coefficient were α=0.83, α=0.87‌. Also‌ to analyze data, we used the Spearman and Pearson correlation tests using SPSS20 software.

RESULTS

The‌ results‌ described‌ the average quality of life and general health in the elderly active‌ and‌ passive‌ in Figure 1 below.

Table1: Correlation test between life quality, general health, physical activities and‌ sports‌ experience‌

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GH Q

QUALITY‌ of‌

LIFE

Figure 1: Describing the average quality of life and general health in the‌ elderly‌

According‌ table1, the results of research show that there was a significant relationship between quality of‌ life‌ and general health of the elderly men (r=0.52, p=0.001). Also, there was no‌ significant‌ relationship‌ between general health and physical activities during the week (r=0.113,p=0.051).While, there is a significant‌ relationship‌ between quality of life and physical activity in the life of elderly‌ men‌(r=0.331‌,p=0.04). In addition, there was a significant relationship between general health of elderly men and their‌ sports‌ experience‌ in youth course (r=0.335,p=0.046), that there was no relationship between quality‌ of‌ life of elderly men(r=0.065,p=0.706).

291 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9

292 Annals of Applied Sport Science , Spring 2015, Volume 3 - Number 9