publication . Article . 2018

Assessment of academic/non-academic factors and extracurricular activities influencing performance of medical students of faculty of medicine, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Malaysia

Mainul Haque; Nor Azlina A. Rahman; Md. Anwarul Azim Majumder; Nor Iza A Rahman; Seraj Zohurul Haque; Zainal Zulkifli; Halyna Lugova; Rabiu Muazu Musa; Ahmed Ghazi Alattraqchi;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Advances in Human Biology, volume 8, page 3 (issn: 2321-8568, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow
Abstract
Background: Physical and mental comfort is known to have a crucial influence on health and performance amongst medical students. Very often, medical students suffer from poor quality of life (QOL) related to the work-life balance due to the lack of sleep, nutritional and dietary disorders and low physical activity, resulting in a negative impact on their academic performance. This study aims to determine the potential academic/non-academic factors and extra-curricular activities influencing the performance of medical students in Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA). Materials and Methods: This was a cross-sectional study conducted on medical students at the ...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Academic performance, academic/non-academic factors, extracurricular, influencing, Malaysia, medical students, University medical, Medical education, Psychology, Physical activity, Poor quality, lcsh:Biology (General), lcsh:QH301-705.5
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