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Navidi I, Ghofranipour F, Taheri Z, Khorsandi M. The Effect of Morning Exercise on Quality of Life among Health Center Staff in Arak City: A Short Report. JRUMS. 2015; 14 (2) :161-166
URL: http://journal.rums.ac.ir/article-1-2393-en.html

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Background and Objective: The office employees constitute a large proportion of employed people and most of the work time behind the desks, therefore, it seems necessary to follow some comprehensive and standardized programs to provide their health. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of morning exercises on the quality of life of health center staff.

Materials and Methods: This educational trial study were assessed among 140 staff in Arak Health Center. Data were obtained using a quality of life‘s questionnaire (SF36). For data analysis, it was used descriptive and analytical statistics (t-paired and t-test).

Results: Considering the morning exercise program, the quality of life score among the subjects in the test group has significantly increased compared to the previous scores measured before the morning exercises (p<0.05).

Conclusion: Findings revealed that the accurate, regular and well-organized execution of the morning program across Iran may play an important role to promote the quality of life among Iranian employees.

Key words: Morning exercise, Quality of life, Staff, Education

 

Funding: This research was funded by Arak University of Medical Sciences.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Arak University of Medical Sciences approved the study.

 

How to cite this article: Navidi I, Ghofranipour F, Taheri Z, Khorsandi M. The Effect of Morning Exercise on Quality of Life among Health Center Staff in Arak City :A Short Report J RafsanjanUniv Med Sci 2014 14(2): 161-66. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Environmental Health
Received: 2014/11/22 | Accepted: 2015/05/13 | Published: 2015/05/13

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