Motivace k pohybu a význam těla u sportující a nesportující populace žen

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Title translated into German:Bewegungsmotivation und Wichtigkeit des Körpers bei sporttreibenden Frauen und Nichtsportlerinnen
Title translated into English:Motivation to sport and body importance with sporting and unsporting female population
Author:Fialová, Ludmila; Zimová, Miroslava
Published in:Česká kinantropologie
Published:13 (2009), 3, S. 46-55, Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Journal article
Media type: Print resource
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Identification number:PU201305003349

Author's abstract

The aim of the research “Body image as a part of active life style” was to find out the importance of several aspects of physical and psychological self and rate of satisfaction with it. The article analyses differences in the relation to the own body with sporting and unsporting women sample (importance, satisfaction, control, opportunity for change), in the motivation to sport and in the evaluation of several body parts. 866 women in age 18–60 years (48 % active, 52 % passive) were interviewed (Questionnaire SQL – Self, Quality of Life). Women are motivated
for sport in most cases by movement for pleasure, abreaction, whereas sport records, even contact to others does not belong to important motives. Physical health, hygiene and body care, as well as appearance were considered as very important by most of women. The passive women were less satisfied with their body; the most satisfied was the middle active group (2–3 hours of movement in the week). These women also admitted the highest control above their bodies. The lowest chance for change was expressed within the group of passive women, the most positive evaluated their chance the middle active women. The sample has largest warranty in the evaluation of own body to paunch and drumsticks, nearly half of women was not satisfied with their proportion in that area. The smallest complaints were detected in whole proportion, face and height. Verf.-Referat