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Dashty Khavidaki M H, Kamali Zarch M, Mohammadi Ahmadabadi N, Hosseini H. Comparison of Quality of Life between Active and Inactive Workers. JSSU. 2020; 28 (8) :2960-2970
URL: http://jssu.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-5103-en.html
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Introduction: Numerous important factors such as physical and mental condition affect the quality of life Job stress is one of the key factors in decreasing productivity in organizations. Given the positive effects of physical activity on quality of life, this study aimed to compare the quality of life between active and inactive workers (case study).
Methods: This study was a cross-sectional comparative study.190 tile and cement-manufacturing workers who were eligible for the study were selected completely voluntarily, based on a convenience sampling. Of these, according to Beck questionnaire, 88 were selected in inactive and 64 in active groups; Weir and Sherborn questionnaire was used for assessing the quality of life (SF-36). For analysis the data, independent T-test and SPSS 16 software were used for analysis (P≤0.05).
Results: The results showed that physical, psychological and quality of life components in the active group of cement factory workers were (p = 0.012) (p = 0.001) (p = 0.005) and tile workers (p = 0.012) (P = 0.005) (p = 0.014) was a significant and more compare to the inactive group, but there was no significant difference between active and inactive workers of the two tile and cement factories.
Conclusion: The results of this study showed the positive role of exercise and physical activity on the quality of life of people working in cement and tile factories. It seems easier physical activity and sports are related to the quality of life of workers and have nothing to do with the workplace.
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Type of Study: Original article | Subject: Occupational Medicine
Received: 2020/03/11 | Accepted: 2020/10/31 | Published: 2020/10/31

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