Investigation the Association of Internet Addiction with Mental Health and Physical Activity in Teenage Girls: The Mediating Role of Parental Attitude

Tayebeh Baniasadi; Sheida Ranjbari; Ali Abedini; Amir Dana; Saeed Ghorbani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , October 2022, , Pages 243-250

  Background: Internet addiction is nowadays believed to be the most prevalent harm that currently affects families, especially teenagers and young adults. In the current research, we aimed to further delve into it by examining the association of Internet addiction with mental health and physical activity ...  Read More

Psychosocial Distress among Teenage Girls within the Coronavirus Outbreak: The Role of Physical Activity and Sedentary Time

Amir Dana; Kamelia Abdi; Mirhamid Salehian; Sima Mokari Saei

Volume 9, Issue 3 , July 2022, , Pages 150-155

  Background: The effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the psychological and physical wellbeing of teenage girls is not well understood. Herein, one of the important mental health-related variables is introduced to be psychosocial distress (PSD). The current research aimed to explore the status of PSD ...  Read More

Impact of Physical Activity on Resilience among Teenage Girls during the COVID-19 Pandemic: a Mediation by Self-Esteem

Zahra Chaharbaghi; Fatemeh Beigom Hosseini; Tayebeh Baniasadi; Lida Moradi; Amir Dana

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 80-85

  Background: A significant factor associated with well-being and health is to find a method which can increase resilience during the pandemics. The present research aimed to examine the impact of physical activity level on resilience of teenage girls during the COVID-19 pandemic with an emphasis on self-esteem ...  Read More

Impact of Social Support on Wellbeing and Health-Related Quality of Life among Elderly Women: Mediating Role of Physical Activity

Kamelia Abdi; Fatemeh Beigom Hosseini; Zahra Chaharbaghi; Saeed Ghorbani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2022, , Pages 104-109

  Background: Living with a better quality is considered as the main challenge for the elderly in new century. Therefore, examining the wellbeing and quality of life of the elderly has become a necessity. The purpose of this study was to test a conceptual model that examines the associations between social ...  Read More

Exploring the Experience of Rural Women toward Community-Based Approaches Associated with Physical Activity, a Qualitative Study

Maryam Baradaran-Binazir; Ramak Zavvarkabeh; Fariba Heidari

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2021, , Pages 161-169

  Background: Women are less likely to meet the suggested levels of physical activity compared to men, particularly in the rural setting. For this reason, community-based interventions associated with physical activity were developed to improve physical activity in village women. We conducted the present ...  Read More

Physical Activity and Body Composition Profile of Infertile and Fertile Women

Abbas Saremi; Alireza Bahrami; Mohammad Parastesh; Mina Ranjbar

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 54-59

  Background: Identification of body mass and physical activity status in women may be helpful for improving their reproductive health. The purpose of the current research was to analyze and compare the body mass index (BMI) and physical activity level (PAL) among women with and without infertility. Methods: ...  Read More

Educational Attainment and Exercise Frequency in American Women; Blacks’ Diminished Returns

Shervin Assari

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 16-21

  Background: Minorities’ diminished returns (MDRs) refer to smaller protects health effects of socioeconomic status (SES) indicators for Blacks and other minority groups than Whites. Objectives: The current study aimed to explore Black-White differences in the association between educational attainment ...  Read More

Physical Activity and Health-Related Quality of Life in Pregnant Women

Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada; Hamdalah A Adesunkanmi; Okechukwu Ernest Orji; David Olakorede; Adebanjo Babalola Adeyemi; Esther Kikelomo Afolabi; Chidiebele Petronilla Ojukwu; Abolaji Blessed Adeyemi; Olabisi Aderonke Akinwande; Moses Oluwatosin Makinde; Dolapo Adeola Ojo

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 22-30

  Background: Physical activity (PA) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are significantly affected in pregnancy. Objectives: The aim of this study was to assess these constructs among Nigerian pregnant women and also examine the relationship between them. Methods: A total of 140 pregnant women ...  Read More

Relationship Between Physical Activity and Fatigue Among Nigerian Pregnant Women

Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada; Okechukwu Ernest Orji; Ademola Matthew Iyiola; Adebanjo Babalola Adeyemi; Esther Kikelomo Afolabi; Ojukwu Chidiebele Petronilla; Abolaji Blessed Adeyemi; Olabisi Aderonke Akinwande; Moses Oluwatosin Makinde

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 1-7

  Background: Physical inactivity and fatigue are two common phenomena in pregnancy with attendant negative consequences. However, reports on the nexus between physical activity (PA) and fatigue seems to be sparse in literature. Objectives: This study evaluated levels and correlation between PA and pregnancy-related ...  Read More