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Healt Locus of Control i relation till hälsa: - en studie om motionsvanor, matvanor och självkänsla hos lärarkandidater
Växjö University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Social Sciences.
2006 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between Health Locus of Control, Exercise habits, Food habits and Self-esteem (Personal self and Physical self) between two groups of student teachers at a university in the south of Sweden. Is health such as exercise, eating and self-esteem something that is controlled by internal or external factors? Student teachers that participated in Physical and Health programme and student teachers that participeted in other programme were investigeted. The participants (N = 160) answered the questionnaire. The Health Locus of Control scale and Tennessee Self-Concept Scale were used. A form was constructed to measure the students exercise habits and food habits. The study showed differences between the two groups of student teachers concerning Internal HLoC and Exercise habits. A positive tendency concerning Phycial self was also found. The results showed that there were positive correlations between the variables Health Locus of Control, Exercise habits, Food habits, Personal self and Physical self. Negative correlations were also found, between the variables Health Locus of Control and Physicals self. The study showed that the programme a student was participating in, only could explain a students Exercise habits. The result also showed that a students Food habits only could be explained by how the student think of their body and their appearance.

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2006. , p. 30
Keywords [en]
Health Locus of Control, Exercise habits, Food habits, Self-esteem
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Psychology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:vxu:diva-1613OAI: oai:DiVA.org:vxu-1613DiVA, id: diva2:205447
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Available from: 2007-09-19 Created: 2007-09-19 Last updated: 2010-03-10Bibliographically approved

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