Merhaba Misafir

The impact of education given to obese and preobese university students according to the health promotion model on nutrition and physical activities


Purpose: This investigation was conducted in order to evaluate the impact of education given to university students according to the Health Promotion Model (HPM) on their practices about nutrition and physical activity. Materials and Methods: This interventional study was conducted in Amasya University in the 2017–2018 educational year. Intervention and a control groups were formed from the students having a body mass index (BMI) 25 and over. A sociodemographic questionnaire, Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours Scale–II (HLBS-II), and International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) were administered to the students and height and weight measures were taken. The students in the intervention group were given education on healthy lifestyle behaviours in accordance with the HPM. Results:. In the intervention and control groups, significant increases were found in the HLBS sub-scale scores after education. The increase in the intervention group was significantly higher than the control group. The increase in the IPAQ total score and walking sub-dimension score was significantly higher in the intervention group compared to the control group. Conclusion: Education according to the HPM significantly improved the behaviours of students related to health responsibility, nutrition, and physical activity.

Yayınlandığı Kaynak : Cukurova Medical Journal
  • Yıl : 2020
  • DOI : 10.17826/cumj.684583
  • Cilt : 45
  • ISSN : 2602-3032
  • Sayı : 3
  • eISSN : 2602-3040
  • Sayfa Aralığı : 795-806
  • IO Kayıt No : 118427
  • Yayıncı : Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi