PHYSICAL ACTIVITY OF STAFF AND LECTURERS OF SOFIA UNIVERSITY "ST. KLIMENT OHRIDKSI"

Petya Hristova
2019 Trakia Journal of Sciences  
Bulgaria continues to be with one of the highest mortality indicators in EU and with the lowest natural nation growth. The range of risk factors to human health are determined by the economic development of the country and by the life conditions which form risk behavioral habits such as smoking, inappropriate nutrition, alcoholism and most of all low physical activity. The low level of the physical activity has a significant contribution for the deterioration of our nation's health status. A
more » ... health status. A number of studies show that the immobilized lifestyle is widespread among all age groups in Bulgaria. This report presents data from a study on the lifestyle and the level of the physical activity of staff and lecturers of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridksi". The results show that the majority of them lead a sedentary lifestyle. The author recommends measures, which the Authorities of the University can take to improve the health status of the employees.
doi:10.15547/tjs.2019.s.01.114 fatcat:ibojosllxzcfvm47bcg6beutoi