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Motiv till motion: En uppsats om sjukvårdspersonals motionsvanor
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education. Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå Sport Sciences Center.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education. Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Umeå Sport Sciences Center.
2010 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study is an assignment from Västerbottens läns landsting (VLL). The study’s main objective is to examine physical exercise habits and the most common motives for exercise among employees at VLL. It also compares educational status and gender differences to see if there is any significant dissimilarity regarding motives. The study is a quantitative study that used an electronic questionnaire to collect data from the respondents. The conclusion of this survey is that high educated people are more physical active than the other educational statuses and that low educated people are least likely to participate in physical activity. There is also a significant difference between men and women and their physical activity as men in greater extension than women is physical active and exercises more. The study also showed that there is no significant difference in strength training habits between educational status or gender. The most common motives to exercise are: it´s healthy, improve stamina, inner satisfaction, maintain fitness, relaxing and it´s fun. In strength training the most common motives are: get stronger, it´s healthy, inner satisfaction, maintain fitness, get well-trained and that it is nice to strength train.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. , 32 p.
Keyword [en]
physical exercise, strenght training, motivation, educational status, gender
Keyword [sv]
motion, styrketräning, motivation, utbildningsnivå, kön
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Pedagogy Sport and Fitness Sciences Social Work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-36152OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-36152DiVA: diva2:352370
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Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2010-09-24 Created: 2010-09-20 Last updated: 2010-09-24Bibliographically approved

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