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Přesvědčení a chování VŠ studentů ve vztahu ke zdraví

Title in English Health beliefs and health behavior of university students
Authors

SLOVÁČKOVÁ Zuzana DOSEDLOVÁ Jaroslava KLIMUSOVÁ Helena

Year of publication 2012
Type Conference abstract
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Citation
Description The aim of our study is to analyse health beliefs of university students and to find how these beliefs influence forms of students health behavior. Research sample: N = 1617 university students, 1241 women (76,7%), 376 men (23,3%), average age 22,4 (sd=2.5) Methods: Health behavior scale (Dosedlová, Slováčková, Klimusová, 2010), (Health Orientation Scale, Snell,1997)Findings: Students are convinced that they are able to influence their health status and are perceptive to their body and changes in health status. They are not worried about their health. No significant gender differences were found. From health behavior factors are related to health beliefs particularly physical activity, mental hygiene and prevention.
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