The relationship between physical activity and job burnout in university of misan employees, Iraq


Author(s): Seyed Hosein Marashian, Mohamad Havrat Hosein Aljamali, Amin Khatibi, Esmaeel Veisia

The present study was conducted with the aim of determining the relationship between physical activity and the quality of life in University of Misan employees, Iraq. This research was applied in terms of purpose; as well, it is a descriptive study of the type of correlation in terms of the data collection method. The statistical population included all the employees of university of Misan in Iraq in 2021, whose number was about 3500. The size of the statistical sample was determined 346 people using Morgan's table. The sampling method was in a clustered and available manner. Data collection tools were Beck physical activity questionnaires and the World Health Organization Quality of Life Questionnaire . The validity of the questionnaire was confirmed by 9 sports management professors. The reliability was obtained as 0.87 and 0.91 respectively in a pilot study. In order to analyze the data, descriptive statistics methods including frequency tables and charts; and inferential statistics (multiple regression) were used at a significance level of 0.05. The findings showed that physical activity had effect on all components of the quality of life (physical performance, general health, physical pain, limitation of physical function, feeling of freshness, mental health, limitation of emotional performance and social function) in University of Misan employees in Iraq. Enriching employees' free time with sports activities, encouraging them to participate in sports competitions, paying expenses, creating sports spaces and developing public sports are among the solutions to improve the quality of life of the employees.

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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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