The Effect of Physical Activity Level on Positive Mental Health of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Patients


  • Cengiz Emine Selcuk University, Health Sciences Institute Konya, Turkey
  • Lök Neslihan Selcuk University, Nursing Faculty, Konya and 42130, Turkey
  • Lök Sefa Selcuk University, Sports Science Faculty Konya and 42130, Turkey



chronic obstructive pulmonary, Positive mental health, Physical activity


This study was planned to examine the relationship between physical activity level and positive mental health in chronic obstructive pulmonary patients. This study was planned as a descriptive relational study. The mean age of the participants was 67.93±11.14, 72.4%
male, 27.6% female, 79% secondary school graduate, 77.1% married, 38.1% It was determined that 44.8% of them did not work in any job and their income was between 2501-3500 TL. The mean physical activity score of the participants was 227±108.18, and the mean score of the positive mental health scale was 68.12±12.57. A high positive correlation was observed between physical activity level and positive mental health. When the results of the study were evaluated, married and poor financial situation were in the risk group. In addition, it has been observed that individuals have a more positive mental health as the level of physical activity increases.


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