ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY WITH HAPPINESS AMONG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

JPUMHS;2023:13:04,112-116. http://doi.org/10.46536/jpumhs/2023/13.04.480

Authors

  • Bhawna Lohana1 , Nafisa Agha2 , Bahadur Ali3 , Raveena Kumari4 , Farhana Lalbux5 , Mir Tahir Hussain Talpur

Keywords:

Physical Activity, happiness, medical students, university students.

Abstract

ABSTRACT

OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence of physical activity, happiness and association of physical

activity with happiness among Medical University Students in Shaheed Benazirabad.

METHODOLOGY: A cross-sectional study was conducted on medical students at Peoples University

of Medical and Health Sciences Shaheed Benazirabad. Sample size was 410 and convenient sample

technique was used. The study duration was 6 months (March 2022 to July 2022). International physical

activity questionnaire short form (IPAQ-SF) to measure the level of physical activity and oxford

happiness questionnaire (OHQ) to determine the level of happiness in medical students respectively.

Data was analyzed by the use of SPSS version 20. RESULTS: results of this study showed that the

mean age of students was 21.78±1.716. Among the total population 31.7% were highly active, 41.2%

were moderately active, 27.1% were low active and 46.1% students were pretty happy. Medical students

were not significantly happy with respect to physical activity with the p value of 0.579 and r value -

0.027. CONCLUSION: this is non-significant effect of PA with happiness on medical students as our

most of the population was moderately active and pretty happy. 

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Published

2023-12-31

How to Cite

Bhawna Lohana1 , Nafisa Agha2 , Bahadur Ali3 , Raveena Kumari4 , Farhana Lalbux5 , Mir Tahir Hussain Talpur. (2023). ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY WITH HAPPINESS AMONG MEDICAL UNIVERSITY STUDENTS: JPUMHS;2023:13:04,112-116. http://doi.org/10.46536/jpumhs/2023/13.04.480. Journal of Peoples University of Medical &Amp; Health Sciences Nawabshah. (JPUMHS), 13(4), 112–116. Retrieved from https://publication.pumhs.edu.pk/index.php/ojs/article/view/891