TRENDS SENIOR CITIZENS MEN AND WOMEN TOWARD PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: A COMPARATIVE STUDY
Physical activity has an imperative role in the well-being of senior citizen people. Its importance for maintaining physical capacity and health during a person's lifetime has been well documented. Furthermore, physical activity contributes to mental well-being, offering, for example, the possibility to maintain social networks. This study aimed to compare the Attitude of Senior Citizens, Men and Women, toward Physical Activity. For this purpose, 100 men and women ages 60 to 70 years old were selected as the sample size (each n=50). An adapted questionnaire with 20 statements was appraised on 5 points Likert scale; Seldom, Rarely, Sometimes, And Frequently and Almost Always for data collection. This study shows a significant difference (p<0.05) between the mean score of Attitude of Senior Citizens between Men and Women toward Physical Activity. Accordingly, in Attitude Physical Activity, Senior Citizens men had more Attitude than Senior Citizens did women did.