Physical fitness and lifestyle behaviors among type2 diabetes Persons over 50 years old

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Ziad Ermeley

Abstract

This study aimed to compare physical fitness and lifestyle behaviors among type2 daibetes subjects over the age of 50 years old, The sample consisted of (20) subjects, They were divided into two groups : group A included (10) type2 daibetes subjects who were regularly participants in physical activities in fitness classes, and group B included (10) type2 daibetes subjects who were not participants in physical activities. A lifestyle behaviors questionnaire was used to measure the lifestyle behaviors for both groups, hte questionnaire Included phrases related to : (Exercise and positive health practices, dietary habits, smoking habits, preventive health measures and amount of sleep) . In addition, to physical fitness tests: (strength endurance of the abdominal muscles, maximum strength of the hand muscles, and flexibility). The results revealed that the lifestyle behaviors in type2 daibetes persons in group A who were participating in physical activities was more healthy than group B who were non-participants, in conclusion ,participation in physical activities contributes to a better healthy lifestyle behaviors including regular exercise, regular dietary habits, not smoking and an adequate amount of sleep.

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Keywords

Physical Fitness, Life style, Diabetes type 2

How to Cite
Ermeley, Z. (2020). Physical fitness and lifestyle behaviors among type2 diabetes Persons over 50 years old . DRASSA Journal of Development and Research for Sport Science Activities, 6(1), 166-175. https://doi.org/10.31377/jdrssa.v6i1.671
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Articles in English