Stages of Dairy Products Consumption Change by Medical Students: The Trans Theoretical Model

Bihdād. 2012;1(3):159-165

 

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Journal Title: Bihdād

ISSN: 1735-6679 (Print)

Publisher: Alborz University of Medical Sciencs

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Medicine (General)

Country of publisher: Iran, Islamic Republic of

Language of fulltext: Persian

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AUTHORS

A. Pirasteh ( Department of Health and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran )
Z. Johari ( Department of Health and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran )
N. Zafarghandi ( Department of Obstetrics , School of Medicine, Shahed University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran )
N. Kholdi ( Department of Health and Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University, Tehran, Iran )

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Blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 12 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

Background and Purpose: Physical inactivity is one of the most important public health issues in the world. Increasingly, links are being identified between various elements of the Physical environment and physical activity. Recent research highlights the importance of environment as a determinant of physical activity. This study aimed to identify of related environmental factors of physical activity among dormitory residence university students. Material and Method: In this study we have used environmental factors scale which is including two sections safety and facilities. Sample of study was including 120 people which gathered randomized from dormitory residence university students. Students have filled demography questionnaire and environmental factors questionnaire. Data analytic done for using SPSS. Results: To base environmental factors scale 83.4% of students have believed at dormitory there aren't enough supplies and pieces of sports equipment (like balls, bicycles, skates) to use for physical activity and 56.7% of students have believed that it is difficult to walk or jog in my neighborhood because of things like traffic, no sidewalks, dogs, gangs and so on and 54.1% of students have believed It isn't safe to walk or jog in my neighborhood during the day and 71.6% of students have believed that there are playgrounds, parks, or gyms, close to my home or that I can get to easily. Conclusion: To increase the environmental safety of neighborhood will affected physical activity levels among adolescents.