In this study, the relationship between physical activity habits, quality of life and sleep quality of individuals who exercise regularly and those who do not, were examined by considering exercise types. In the study, 300 participants (X ̅age: 33.92±9.59) from individuals who regularly do sports (Fitness, Tennis, Swimming) by random sampling method and 200 participants who do not regularly do sports (X ̅age: 32.72±8.45) individuals by simple random selection method from defined units participated voluntarily. In this study, in addition to the personal information form created by the researcher, three data collection tools were used: Baecke Physical Activity Habit Questionnaire (BFAA), Quality of Life Scale (SF 36), and Pitsburg Sleep Quality Index (PUKI). In the analysis of the data obtained by the face-to-face survey technique, t test in independent groups, one-way analysis of variance test and Pearson product of moments were used to observe the relationship between the variables. When the physical activity habit scores of the participants were examined according to their regular exercise status; Statistically significant differences were found in favor of the exercising group in all sub-dimensions of the SF-36 scale, except for the work index sub-dimension in BFAA. When examined in terms of different sports branches, there was no difference between the groups according to PUKI, while it was observed that BFAA and SF-36 were statistically lower in those who did not exercise compared to all other variables. In addition, the sports index sub-dimension of those who do fitness is higher in physical function, general health perception, social function and mental health sub-dimensions of those who do tennis. While sleep quality was associated with all sub-dimensions of quality of life, no statistically significant relationship was found in terms of physical activity habits. As a result, it has been observed that the quality of life increases as physical activity habits increase, and sleep quality increases as the quality of life increases, and it is thought that sleep quality is indirectly affected in terms of regular exercise.
|Publication Date||December 31, 2022|
|Submission Date||March 7, 2022|
|Acceptance Date||September 4, 2022|
|Published in Issue||Year 2022 Volume: 6 Issue: 1|