Determining the Relationship Between Sleep Quality and Physical Activity in Adults
Keywords:Adult individuals, Sleep, Physical activity
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between sleep quality and physical activity. This study was planned as a descriptive relational study. The study was carried out with 317 adult individuals registered in a Family Health Center located in Selçuklu district of Konya province. A personal information form, prepared by researchers and questioning socio - demographic characteristics, International Physical Activity Questionnaire and Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index were used. Two independent samples ttest and one-way Anova were used for normally distributed data. It was observed that as the physical activity score averages of the individuals increased, the sleep quality score averages decreased. In line with the results of the study, it was found that there is a
significant relationship between the physical activity levels of individuals and their sleep quality. It has been concluded that individuals get better quality sleep with the increase in their physical activity level.