publication . Article . 2017

Knowledge of the benefits of physical-sport activity in older people according to socio demographic variables

Clemente Remón, Ángel Luis; Hierro Pinés, David del; Jiménez Benito, Víctor; Sacedón Ramallo, Diego; Santacruz Lozano, José Antonio; Cerro Herrero, David;
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  • Published: 14 Feb 2017
  • Country: Spain
This investigation pretends to know the degree of knowledge of the benefits of the practice of physical-sports activities for older people in an urban population of over 100,000 inhabitants (Alcalá de Henares) and the relationship according to socio-demographic variables. The quantitative used methodology has consisted of the realization of interviews face to face to a random sample of 133 people over 65 years of this population. The instrument used in the investigation has consisted of a questionnaire with closed questions, already validated in other research studies on the elderly. The results show that most respondents state they are aware of the various bene...
free text keywords: Physical activity, Sport, Physical exercise, Older adults, Active aging, Knowledge, Benefits, CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD, Deportes, Sports
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