The Relationship of Internet Addiction and Physical Activity in Healthcare Professionals

Authors

  • Arzu Kocak Uyaroglu Selcuk University, Konya, 42250, Turkey
  • Neslihan Lok Selcuk University, Konya, 42250, Turkey
  • Sefa Lok Selcuk University, Konya, 42250, Turkey

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29081/gsjesh.2021.22.1.08

Keywords:

Healthcare workers, physical activity level, internet addiction

Abstract

The aim of the study is to determine the Internet addiction and physical activity levels of healthcare professionals. This study has been planned as a descriptive relational. The study was conducted with 140 healthcare workers working. In collecting data; The personal information form, the International Physical Activity Questionnaire and the Young Addiction Scale were used. When the physical activity level is evaluated; 62.1% of the individuals were found to be inactive in terms of physical activity. When the internet addiction level was evaluated, it was seen that 46.4% of the healthcare workers were possibly addicted. A high negative correlation was found between physical activity and internet addiction. As the physical activity level of healthcare professionals decreases, the level of internet addiction increases.

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Published

2021-07-30

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