1 استادیار، طب ورزشی و حرکات اصلاحی دانشگاه لرستان، خرمآباد، ایران
2 کارشناس ارشد رفتارحرکتی، دانشگاه شهید چمران اهواز و مدرس دانشگاه لرستان، خرمآباد، ایران
3 کارشناس ارشد رفتار حرکتی، دانشگاه خوارزمی و مدرس دانشگاه لرستان ، خرمآباد، ایران
4 کارشناس ارشد رفتار حرکتی، دانشگاه شوشتر، شوشتر، ایران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Efforts to improve the health of students and thus contributing to achieving the goals of the educational system is very necessary. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of physical fitness activities on promoting the public health in primary school students of khorramabad city.
Materials and methods: For this purpose, among the 38,633 elementary school students, 100 available cases were selected. After completing the demographic and general health Goldberg questionnaire (1972), the students were divided into control and experimental groups randomly. Then the experimental groups completed fitness exercises for 12 weeks according to pre-determined exercise programs. After completing the training program, general health questionnaire, were recompleted and collected by the samples. Data were analyzed using t-test.
Results: That exercise and physical fitness followed the increase general health of students in components of somatic symptoms (p=0.003), anxiety and insomnia (p=0.009), social dysfunction (p=0.001) and depression (p=0.001).
Conclusion: Sport can be used as a public health intervention to improve the student's productivity, therefore, the schools that play an important role in students teaching, can help to this aim with using physical training.