Accession Number:

ADA355559

Title:

Physical Activity Patterns and Satisfaction with Fitness Facilities Among Military Members and Their Families

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan 96-Sep 98

Corporate Author:

MARYWOOD COLL SCRANTON PA MILITARY FAMILY INST

Report Date:

1998-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

150.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study was to obtain baseline data on the physical activity levels, preferences and intensity of Armed Forces members, their spouses and their families. It also collected a variety of data related to satisfaction with fitness facilities and programs. Among the areas of interest explored were specific activities and location of where these were performed, intensity and frequency of exercise, and identification of favorite and least favorite programsfacilities. All military members were compared on the basis of duty location, gender, rank, and service. Military spouses were compared by service and gender. Finally, military children were compared by gender, service, and academic grade.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE